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Unformatted text preview: Explains gods powers, and which gods had which, which tastes (mortal, sacrifice, shrines, activities, epithets, i.e. names) Demeters favorite shrine = Eleusis, and the Eleusinian mysteries Demeters power = fertility, + explains seasons Zeus approves hades to rape Persephone. Demeter thinks this is absurd, since zeus approved it. Demeter go sulks, gods and men suffer, but men suffer from lack of food, gods suffer from lack of definition. Tries to make a new kid, fails. Then makes a peace plan with hades. Eleusis 13 century BCE,( predates Trojan war) till 5 th century CE Pomegranates = greek fertility food, associated with hades (bloody, juicy mess)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course CLAS 10200 taught by Professor Mazurek,tadeusz during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.
- Spring '08