Himno Homerico a Demeter (Spanish, Hardcover) / Jose B. Torres-Guerra ; ; Books. Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Translated by Gregory Nagy. 1 I begin to sing of Demeter, the holy goddess with the beautiful hair. And her daughter [Persephone ]. The Homeric Hymns are a collection of thirty-three anonymous ancient Greek hymns . (Indianapolis: Hackett, ); To Demeter (Εἲς Δημήτραν).

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In the cult of Demeter, such diametrically opposite movements and appearances are suitable for ritual re-enactment, in song and dance, by ensembles of specially-chosen girls and women.

So she spoke, making an entreaty. But I urge you, goddess: He dwells with those whose king he was destined by lot to be. They did not recognize her [Demeter]. Heedless, unable to recognize in advance. So too the churning mass of the salty sea. All mainstream demeted browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.

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And she obeyed Zeus, the one with the dark clouds, the son of Kronos. This still places the older Homeric Hymns among the oldest monuments of Greek literature ; but although most of them were composed in the seventh and sixth centuries, a few may be Hellenisticand the Hymn to Ares might be a late pagan work, inserted when it was observed that a hymn to Ares was lacking.


The thirty-three hymns praise most of the major gods of Greek mythology ; at least the shorter ones may have served as preludes to the recitation of epic verse at festivals by professional rhapsodes: And the mother [Metaneira] rejoiced in her mind. The radiance of her immortal complexion.

All night they prayed to the illustrious goddess. She cried with a piercing voice. Still another one rushed, with her delicate feet. Zeus the Father orders that I have splendid Persephone. What I now say will be clear advice, and I will name for you.

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Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. She came with a message, and she spoke up, saying to her: So he spoke, and the goddess [Rhea] did not disobey the messages of Zeus. When the messenger came to me, the swift Argos-killer. She arrived at hinmo city of Eleusis, fragrant with incense.

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She let out a shriek and struck her two thighs, [27]. Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session.


This happened the moment she [Rhea] arrived from the dsmeter aether. Now Demeter would have made him ageless and immortal.

demeted For, right now, you look like the gods. It is about the girl born to me, a sweet young seedling, renowned for her beauty. She said that she would never go to fragrant Olympus.

This discourse, which makes fun of its targets, is often obscene in nature. Iris blossoms too she picked, and hyacinth.

It was very much against my will. But he, all by himself. Then Demeter, with the beautiful garlands in her hair, addressed her: