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The satirical Alexamenos graffito

Onolatry is worship of the donkey. In Imperial Rome, the charge of onolatry was used by the pagans to taunt the Jews and first Christians.[1][need quotation to verify] A famous example of this is the Alexamenos graffito.[2]

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  1. ^ Gavrilyuk, Paul L. (2004). The Suffering of the Impassible God. Oxford University Press. p. 76. ISBN 978-0-19-926982-2. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ Herbermann, Charles George. The Catholic Encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia Press. p. 793. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 

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