Classical Mythology Images and Insight, Third Edition

Demeter

Daughter of Cronus and Rhea, she was the Olympian goddess of agricultural fertility.  Her myth is closely related to that of her daughter Persephone.

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Classical Myth: Demeter: Images
Links to images of Demeter in art.

Demeter, Greek Mythology Link.
Extensive and well organized discussion of Demeter and those involved with her, including links to relevant pages and the image of a statue of her.

Demeter
Summary of the story of Demeter, including a pronunciation key for her name. 

Classical Myth: Demeter: Texts
Links to texts that mention Demeter.

mythography | the Greek goddess Demeter in myth and art
Article at Mythography site discussing Demeter’s place in myth.  Also includes a link to a gallery of images of Demeter.

"Daughters of Demeter" by Marilyn Katz
Essay excerpted from the book Becoming Visible:  Women in European History.  Begins with a summary of the essay and includes a description of the accompanying artwork depicting Demeter’s reunion with her mother after being returned from the Underworld. 

Demeter
Discussion of Demeter’s place in Greek mythology and the worship of her.  Also included are images of artwork depicting Demeter, and links to other pages with similar artwork. 

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Classical Myth: Demeter: Images
Links to images of Demeter in art.

mythography | the Greek goddess Demeter in myth and art
Article at Mythography site discussing Demeter’s place in myth.  Also includes a link to a gallery of images of Demeter.

Demeter
Discussion of Demeter’s place in Greek mythology and the worship of her.  Also included are images of artwork depicting Demeter, and links to other pages with similar artwork. 

 

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