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Journal: Classical Antiquity
Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (2): 247–278.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Syria. When the Serapeum at Alexandria was destroyed, and for many centuries afterwards, chroniclers wrote that an iron Helios had hung magnetically inside. In the Middle Ages, reports of such false miracles multiplied, appearing in Muslim accounts of Christian and Hindu idolatry, as well as Christian...