Panmazak marked it as to-read Jun 10, Sign in Create an account. Summer Child marked it as to-read Feb 04, Other editions — View all Psyche, 2 Volumes: Andrea Cimarelli rated it liked it Oct 01, Psyche, reissued here in the edition, remains a standard reference work on this topic. Cult of Chthonic Deities ii. Ancuta rated it liked it Dec 09, No categories specified categorize this paper. Dec 21, Feliks added it Shelves: Like the related Hebrew and Roman notions of soul, the word originally designated breath or wind and came, by extension, to refer to the life force animating humans.

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Emily marked it as to-read Jan 06, He was born in Hamburg, the son of a doctor. Ana-Maria Deliu rated it it was amazing Apr 25, By psyche, I understand the totality of all psicge processes, conscious as well as unconscious. This section needs expansion. Summer Child marked it as to-read Feb 04, Psychology is the scientific or objective study of the psyche. Also see the myth of Eros and Psychewhere Psyche was the embodiment of the soul.

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At not a few places there are founded oracular sites at which priests or priestesses in frenzied ecstasy utter what Apollo puts into their mouths. But the Pythian oracle remained the pattern of them all. There, prophecy was uttered by the Pythia, the youthful priestess who sat upon the tripod over the earth- chasm and was inspired by the intoxicating vapour that arose from it, until she was filled with the god, and with his spirit. The introduction of ekstasis into the ordered stability of the Delphic mode of religion was only a symptom of that religious movement and not its cause. And this belief was that a highly exalt state of feeling could raise man above the normal level of his limited, everyday consciousness, and could elevate him to heights of vision and knowledge unlimited ; that, further, to the human soul it was not denied, in very truth and not in vain fancy, to live for a moment the life of divinity. This belief is the fountain-head of all mysticism, and tradition still records a few traces of the way in which it grew and spread at that time.


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