... Strabo states that the great temple of Eleusis would hold between twenty and thirty thousand people. The caves dedicated by Zarathustra also had these two doors, symbolizing the avenues of birth and death. The following paragraph from Porphyry gives...
Essay on the Mysteries of Eleusis - Page 61
de graf Sergeĭ Semenovich Uvarov - 1817 - 188 pages
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