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The women at the festival of Demeter

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Published by Players Press in Studio City, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Euripides -- Drama,
    • Thesmophoria -- Drama,
    • Women -- Greece -- Drama,
    • Demeter (Greek deity) -- Cult -- Drama,
    • Fasts and feasts -- Greek religion -- Drama

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Thesmophoriazusae.

      Statementby Aristophanes ; translated by Anonymous ; edited and introduction by William-Alan Landes.
      GenreDrama.
      ContributionsLandes, William-Alan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3877 .T5 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p. ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3557546M
      ISBN 100887348602
      LC Control Number2002016947


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The final, and brief, section of chapter two focuses on the Greek goddess Demeter and in particular in relating the Homeric Hymn to Demeter to the rites at Eleusis.

This is by far the most disappointing section of the book as Rs research is sparse and does not do any justice to current scholarship on the topic. " LADIES' DAY" is a marvelously apt rendering for "Thesmophoriazusae. " To convey the sense of the sesquipedalian Greek title we should have to say "Women Celebrating the Festival of Demeter and Estimated Reading Time: 1 min.

Princeton University Press Chapter Title: BACKGROUND: THE ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES AND WOMENS RITES FOR DEMETER Chapter Author (s): Helene P. Foley Book Title: The Homeric "Hymn to Demeter" Book Subtitle: Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays Book Editor (s): Helene P.

Foley Published by: Princeton University Press. () Stable URL: JSTOR is a not-for-profit service. Demeter had a daughter, Persephone, who embodied the spring time.

When she walked the earth, spring was eternal. The world began to waste away when Hades stole her. Demeter looked for her for nine days but no one would tell her the truth. The Sun admitted to her that "Persephone was down in the world beneath the earth" Chapter 2, pg.

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