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  • For an attempt to recover the character of the cults, see W.
  • Farnell, Cults of the Greek States.
  • 1906), p. 185, according to whom the legends of Virginia and Lucretia (two different versions of one and the same story, connecting the history of Roman liberty with the martyrdom of a woman) are nothing but late elaborations of legends connected with the cults of Ardea.
  • The belief in human immortality in some form is almost universal; even in early animistic cults the germ of the idea is present, and in all the higher religions it is an important feature.
  • It is true that the killing of the god plays a prominent part in primitive cults, as has been shown more particularly through the valuable researches of J.
 

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