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15:27 Aug 4, 2010
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Latin to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - History
Latin term or phrase:idolomaniae
I do not understand Latin. The following quote is by Athanasius Kircher, I am translating from a German translation of the original. The German translation has "Bildermanie". Would idolatry be safe or is there a better translation? Thank you very much.
Atque hic est celebris ac famosus ille Bactrianorum Rex Zoroastres nomine, Magiae & omnis superstitionis primus Author & inventor, primus Aegyptiorum Saturnus & Osiris, Persarum Oromasdes, Coeli filius, à quo Aegypto posterae χhμíας nomen mansit, totius Aegyptiacae *idolomaniae* radix & fundamentum