Classical Mythology Images and Insight, Third Edition

Thesmophoria

A festival honoring Demeter in which only women (excluding virgins) participated.

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"Dionysiac Mysteries and the Thesmophoria" by Lynn Aftuck
An essay on the topic which also incorporates links to other pages dealing with important terms and the mythical figures discussed within the essay.

Thesmophoria
Short description of the festival and the rituals involved.

"The Thesmophoria" by Dina Batlivala
Site includes an extensive description of the goddess Demeter (including an image of a statue of her) and her festival, with links to other sites about her and also links to additional pages on other gods/goddesses.

 

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