Excerpt from Tree and Serpent Worship, or Illustrations of Mythology and Art in India in the First and Fourth Centuries After Christ: From the Sculptures of the Buddhist Topes at Sanchi and AmravatiThe almost universal association of human sacrifices with the practice Of Serpent Worship would render it extremely desirable to ascertain, if it were possible, how far the connexion between the two is ...
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what extent the juxtaposition may be only accidental. The subject is, however, very seriously complicated by the circumstance of the very different form which the rite took in various ages, and the different points Of View from which it must consequently be at times regarded.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.