Thursday, January 28, 2016

More Demeter Facts

Demeter is usually described as the Greek Goddess of harvest. She looks over the sacred law and the life and death cycle. Thus, here are a few more facts about the Greek goddess. I hope that you enjoy.

This graphic novel tells the story of Demeter, 
the Greek goddess of the harvest, and her daughter, Persephone.
"Demeter rules over a perpetual summer on earth, 
where crops, trees, and flowers grow in abundance.
Persephone, young and beautiful, 
unknowingly attracts the attention of the lonely god
 of the Underworld, Hades...."
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 ↣↣↣ Men called Demeter the “Good Goddess” even with the misery she had conducted as an effect of her pain.↢↢↢

↣↣↣Demeter named Triptolemus, a god of farming, as her diplomat to men.↢↢↢


↣↣↣She trained and taught Triptolemus and Celeus her holy rituals.↢↢↢

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↣↣↣In old art, Demeter was depicted equipped with a wreath built of ears of corn.↢↢↢


↣↣↣The serpent and the pig were holy creatures to Demeter, the goddess of the harvest.↢↢↢


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This feminine fragrance has a blend of italian talc.
1oz Pure Soap Cologne Spray, 1oz Baby Powder Cologne Spray,
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↣↣↣ The torch is commonly portrayed in relation with Demeter due to her recurrent pursuit for Persephone ↢↢↢


↣↣↣ The Eleusinian Mysteries were a succession of big but secretive concerts held every five years with Demeter and Persephone as main figures ↢↢↢

↣↣↣ The Roman name equivalent to Demeter is Ceres ↢↢↢

↣↣↣ As retribution for slicing down trees in a sacred grove, Demeter placed Aethon, the god of famine, in the stomach of Erysichthon, making Aethon permanently famished ↢↢↢


↣↣↣ Demeter's birthplace is unknown ↢↢↢


"Demeter in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World 
series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths 
surrounding the goddess of the harvest.
Book includes history, myths, and a family tree...."
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  • More Content:

Artemis Facts

Athena Facts

  • Further Reading: 

The Homeric "Hymn to Demeter": Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essay by Helene P. Foley

↠↠Mysteries of Demeter: Rebirth of the Pagan Way by Jennifer Reif

↠↠The Archetypal Myth of Demeter & Persephone: A Story for Mother & Daughter Celebrations by A Woman's Place

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