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synonyms for orphism

  • cabala
  • cabalism
  • kabala
  • kabbalism
  • pietism
  • quietism
  • spiritualism
  • cabbalism
  • ontologism
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How to use orphism in a sentence

Epimenides must be reckoned with Melampus and Onomacritus as one of the founders of Orphism.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Orphism took up the beliefs of paganism, and adapted them to its own ends.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
Orphism may very possibly represent an ancient Cretan religion in clash or fusion with one from Thrace.
THE BACCHAE OF EURIPIDESEURIPEDES
Orphism though of foreign origin became a genuine Greek religion, and was the last.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
Orphism and the Mysteries had attempted the same thing in the Grecian world without achieving a lasting success.
THE APOSTLESERNEST RENAN
But Orphism, though liable to degradation, purified and elevated the old Bacchic rites.
THE LEGACY OF GREECEVARIOUS
Orphism is especially important because it taught men to expect in the future life not only rewards but also punishments.
THE ORIGIN OF PAUL'S RELIGIONJ. GRESHAM MACHEN
At any rate, both Orphism and Pythagoreanism stand apart from the official cults of the Greek states.
THE ORIGIN OF PAUL'S RELIGIONJ. GRESHAM MACHEN
But Orphism was also connected with Crete, and Cretan civilization had oriental affinities.
HINDUISM AND BUDDHISM, AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, VOL. 3 (OF 3)CHARLES ELIOT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ORPHISM

  • cabala
  • cabalism
  • cabbalism
  • kabala
  • kabbalism
  • ontologism
  • orphism
  • pietism
  • quietism
  • spiritualism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.