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The unworthiness of the pagan gods comes forward in their appearance
Molanus condemns and ridicules the pagan gods and names several of them: Vulcan, Apollo, Saturn, Diana, Mercury, Pan, June, and Neptune.
SubjectAesculapius ; Apollo ; Diana ; Diana of Ephesus ; Janus ; Juno ; Jupiter ; Mercury ; Neptune ; Pagan Gods ; Pan ; Saturn ; Vulcan
Lascivious images should be banned
Molanus argues that indecent and lascivious art, such as naked Venuses or Satyrs, should be forbidden because they are prostitution to the eye.