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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Dadfuchi

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the torch-bearers in the Eleusinian Mnysteries, whose duty was to offer prayers and sing hymns to Ceres and Proserpine. They passed the lighted torch from hand to hand, in commemoration of Ceres searching for her daughter Proserpine by the light of a torch which she had kindled at the fires of SEtna.


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

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