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  • It got its name from the original religion practiced there-Pantheism-the worship of all gods, specifically the pagan gods of Mother Earth.
  • The statues were pagan Olympian Gods.
  • December twenty-fifth, my friends, is the ancient pagan holiday of sol invictus-Unconquered Sun-coinciding with the winter solstice.
  • Below that the twelve signs of the zodiac-pagan, earthly symbols rooted in astronomy.
  • Sadly, Langdon knew they once contained statues of the Olympian gods, but the pagan sculptures had been destroyed when the Vatican converted the Pantheon to a Christian church.
  • Pagan gods.
  • When the early Christian converts abandoned their former deities-pagan gods, Roman gods, Greek, sun, Mithraic, whatever-they asked the church what their new Christian God looked like.
  • The entire mound was draped with pagan figures.
  • The Fountain of the Four Rivers was a pagan work.
  • The lone dove is the pagan symbol for the Angel of Peace.
  • Bernini had chosen the pagan symbol for the angel so he could disguise it in a pagan fountain.
  • Bernini had chosen the pagan symbol for the angel so he could disguise it in a pagan fountain.
  • The fountain is pagan!

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  • an ancient pagan ritual
  • The fate of pious pagans, such as Socrates and Plato, also puzzled some Christians...
    Dictionary of the History of Ideas  --  http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/cgi-local/DHI/dhi.cgi?id=dv1-50(retrieved 05/20/06)

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