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Role in other cultures Demeter, goddess of grain and harvest o Homeric Hymn to Demeter Etymology De-Meter (‘Mother’) Persephone is often called Kore, (‘daughter’ or ‘girl’) ‘the Two Goddesses’ Rape of Persephone Hades Demeter’s reaction o Compromise The abduction Hecate, daughter of Perses Appearance of Hades, comes up when the earth opens up The search of Persephone Doso
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Unformatted text preview: Celeus, king of Eleusis & Metanira o Demophon and Triptoloemus Demeter’s gratitude • Ritual Performed (Incomplete) o Education of Triptolemus Intervention of Zeus • Hermes dispatched • Trick of Hades o Result(seasons) Theories of the Myth • Allegory on nature Hymn to Demeter vs. Reality of agriculture • Hades & Persephone Queen of the Underworld Dichotomy of character...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course CLT 4451 taught by Professor Andrewnichols during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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