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Thread #131146   Message #2957249
Posted By: Jack Blandiver
03-Aug-10 - 07:05 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Loaf Mass
Subject: RE: Folklore: Loaf Mass
The apocrypal story of the corn appears in versions of Herod and the Cock / The Miraculous Harvest, but does this prove a link to Ceres other than corn? Corn is just corn; whilst any symbolic & mystical significance is just so much made-up shit particular to each age. Thus whilst folklorists floric midst sheafs of speculation regarding continuity (which to the neo-pagan becomes rhetorical absolutes), the historian would, out of necessity, be more circumspect. File, therefore, under wacky...