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  • If Jackson was Adonis, then Sarah was Aphrodite.
  • Frazer's latest view is that he is the old cult associate of Diana of Aricia (to whom he is related as Attis to Cybele or Adonis to Venus), the mythical predecessor or archetype of the kings of the grove.
  • According to Gruppe, the legend of the death of Orpheus is a late imitation of the Adonis-Osiris myth.
  • Osiris, like Orpheus, is torn in pieces, and his head floats down every year from Egypt to Byblus; the body of Attis, the Phrygian counterpart of Adonis, like that of Orpheus, does not suffer decay.
  • Other than the white rose into which Adonis was changed by Venus in

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