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Historia Monachorum in Aegypto 8.25

“There was a huge temple in one of the villages which housed a very famous idol, though in reality this image was nothing but a wooden statue. The priests together with the people, working themselves up into a bacchic frenzy, used to carry it in procession through the villages, no doubt for the ceremony to ensure the flooding of the Nile.” – Historia Monachorum in Aegypto 8.25

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