[Milton-L] Moloch, Tophet and "their childrens cries"
J. Michael Gillum
mgillum at ret.unca.edu
Tue Jan 28 14:18:46 EST 2014
Granted that the Romans thought the same god might go under different names
in different cultures, I wonder how Moloch got conflated with Cronus?
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Hannibal Hamlin
<hamlin.hannibal at gmail.com>wrote:
> Always wanted to visit Carthage, for obvious reasons.
> On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:54 AM, Jameela Lares <jameela.lares at usm.edu>wrote:
>> Interesting, John. I was not aware that anyone doubted it.
>> But I have visited that tophet in Carthage.
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>> Subject: [Milton-L] Moloch, Tophet and "their childrens cries"
>> An article in the Guardian might give future editors of PL pause before
>> confidently declaring that Milton was wrong to attribute literal child
>> sacrifice to Moloch's cult
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