Meaning of the phallusThe phallus at that time should spend his owner virility, strength and fertility.
The very natural and open dealing with sexuality in Antiquity stands in contrast to todays ashamed relation to that natural area of life, that received the moral background of a biblical Fall of Man the aspect of a sin and depravity spread by the christian church.
The phallus, the cultic presentation of the erected male member in many cultures all over the world is a totally natural symbol of fertility, strength and virility and its cultural meaning is proven since the Stone Age.
The honouring of the phallus in form of fetish and amulets mainly are connected to the gods Dionysos, the Indian god Schiwa, the Egyptian god Min and Hermes.
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