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worn on the fourth finger ? Is it probable that the number of the stars is even or odd ? Why does pouring oil on the sea calm it ? Why is salt given to cattle ? Why is rain better for plants than artificial watering ? I have probably lowered Plutarch in your estimation by telling you what he talked about at dinner. It is a mixed bag, and some of the same game hardly worth a cartridge. The dinner-parties in fifth century Athens would have yielded something better. But Plutarch's talk is characteristic of the insatiable intellectual interest of the Greeks, and Samuel Johnson at any rate would have understood this passion for conversation ranging thus over earth and heaven. My extract shows the worse side of Plutarch, mental ingenuity combined with inexcusable ignorance. In a previous conversation one speaker has argued that the Jews do not eat swine's flesh because a boar killed Adonis, who is the same as Dionysus, who is the god of the Jews. He now endeavours to prove the latter statement.
IN the first place, the season and the character of their great est and most holy feast is appropriate to Dionysus, for they keep their so-called fast when the vintage is ripe and set out tables laden with all kinds of fruits under booths and huts made principally of branches and ivy : the day before the feast they call Tabernacle Day. A few days later they celebrate another festival, called, not obscurely but definitely, after Bacchus. They have a sort of festival of carrying branches and thyrsi,= when they enter the Temple with thyrsi in their hands. What they do inside we do not know, but the service is probably some Bacchic rite, for in invoking God they use small trumpets, like the Argives at their Dionysiac worship, and they are preceded by others playing the harps, whom they call Levites, a name derived either from Lysius or, more probably, Evius.2 I fancy too that their Sabbath festival is not entirely unrelated to Dionysus. For even at the present day the worshippers of Bacchus are often called Sabi-from a cry which they utter in their worship of the god. You can find a confirmation of this in Demosthenes and Menander. It is plausible

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