From Orpheus to Paul. A History of Orphism.

By: MACCHIORO, Vittorio.

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1st edition. Studies in Religion and Culture Schermerhorn Lectures I. "Orphism was the Greek mystery cult of re-birth and resurrection. Its ideas had a great influence on early Christianity, and were largely associated with the neo-platonic stream." Pp.262, black & white frontispiece + 10 further pages of black & white photo illustrations and a folding plate of an Orphic Liturgy of Initiation (from the Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii), spotting to title page and occasionally throughout. Green cloth,dustwrapper soiled with chipped losses to spine but is now in a removable clear protective wrap. Scarce. G+/Fair.

Title: From Orpheus to Paul. A History of Orphism.

Author Name: MACCHIORO, Vittorio.

Categories: MYSTICISM,

Publisher: London: Constable & Company Ltd, 1930.:

Seller ID: 45154

Keywords: macchioro orpheus paul history orphism greek mystery cult re-birth resurrection mysticism ecstacy palingenesis creed philosophy christianity 46627 MYSTICISM,