Published in 1901, this highly illustrated work surveys the evidence for a common form of religious worship across the Mediterranean Mycenaean world.At the foot of the handle of axe, namely, appears in each case that distinctive piece of Mycenaean ritual furniture ... the material form or indwelling-place of the divinity, in the same way as his aniconic image of stone or wood. ... who simply fixed a naked sword into the ground with barbaric ritual, and worshipped it as the God of War.1 A curious parallel ... DOUBLE AxE WITH a#39;HoRNs or CoxsEonAa#39;rIoNa#39; BETWEEN Buttsa#39; HEADS WITH SIMILAR AxEs, MYCENAEAN VASE, OLD SALAMIS.
|Title||:||The Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult and Its Mediterranean Relations|
|Author||:||Arthur John Evans|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2013-06-27|