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►Greek Mythology: “The Eleusinian Mysteries”:
The Eleusinian Mysteries are related to a greek religious festival held each year at Eleusis, fourteen miles northwest of Athens. It was celebrated in honor of the grain and fertility goddess Demeter (whose name means “spelt mother” being “spelt” is a variety of wheat.)
The festivity took place each year, when it was time for the crops to be sown, in the month of Boedromion (September).
It all stems from the myth of Demeter and her daughter Persephone.
Demeter was the Greek Goddess of the Harvest, while Persephone was the Goddess of wheats.
The conflict was originated when Hades, God of the Underworld, abducted Persephone and took her down into the underworld.
After that, Demeter searched the world looking for her daughter, and while doing this, she neglected her duties and…
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