Friday, June 8, 2012


“No one of your gods is earlier than Saturn: from him you trace all your deities, even those of higher rank and better-known. What, then, can be proved of the first, will apply to those that follow. So far, then, as books give us information, neither the Greek Diodorus or Thallus, neither Cassius Severus or Cornelius Nepos, nor any writer upon sacred antiquities, have ventured to say that Saturn was any but a man: ….” Tertullian, Apology, 10, ANF 3:26

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