An abandoned temple is still a temple,
A dethroned idol — still a god!
Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, I do not love you
- The Hellenistic civilization and Hellenistic religions
- (From Atargatis/Dea Syria: Hellenization of Her Cult in the Hellenistic-Roman Period? by Per Bilde)
- The supernatural in antiquity
- (From Hellenistic Superstition: The Problems of Defining a Vice and from Inventing Superstition: From the Hippocratics to the Christians by Dale B. Martin)