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Philo - On celestial music

Identifier

014351

Type of Spiritual Experience

Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 1

Background

A description of the experience

Philo Judaeus – from Questions and Answers on Genesis [approx 30BC]  [translated by Ralph Marcus]

For it rouses to madness those who hear it and produces in the soul an indescribable and unrestrained pleasure.  It causes them to despise food and drink and to die an untimely death through hunger in their desire for the song. 

The source of the experience

Philo

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Activities and commonsteps

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