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Dionysian Artificers: The Myth of Dionysius


By Hippolyto Joseph Da Costa. With an Interpretation of the Myth of Dionysius by Manly P. Hall.In this illustrated reprint of a rare Masonic monograph, Da Costa expresses his belief that modern Freemasonry derives it origin from the Dionysian architects and gives a valuable and comprehensive outline of the opinion of ancient authors on this subject. As the laws of nature and moral rules deduced from them were explained in fables, they were impressed on the memory by symbolical ceremonies which were termed “Mysteries.”  This edition is completed with an interpretation of the central myth of the Dionysian Mysteries and explains the secret metaphysical doctrines of this cult.ISBN: 0-89314-405-3 |  Hardback  47pp