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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Adonia

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were feasts anciently held in honor of Venus and Adonis. They typified the dying and resurrection of nature, and lasted two days the first of which was spent in tears' and lamentations, the second in mirth and feasting.


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Adonia'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/a/adonia.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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