|Myth - Demeter (Ceres)|
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Individual Greco-Roman Gods/Goddesses | Roman/Greek Name Equivalents
How Demeter came to be ravaged by her brother Poseidon, vengeful, and beneficent to Celeus' family and all of Eleusis, while searching for her daughter.
Glossary entry on the Greek goddess of grain.
Daughter of Zeus and Demeter, abducted by Hades.
Thesmophoria The women only fall harvest festival held in honor of Demeter and her daughter Persephone was known as the Thesmophoria.
From Carlos Parada's site. Table of major events in the life of this goddess of the mysteries, the two most famous of which are the abduction of her daughter by Hades and the consumption of Pelops' shoulder. A second chart shows her liaisons and offsprings of unions with Zeus, Poseidon, Iasion, and Carmanor.
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