Tagged: Persephone

Demeter delivering the wheat to Plutus, who receives it in the Cornucopia (stone relief, Classical, Greece, fifth century b.c.) 0

MythBlast | The Mysteries at Eleusis: Different and Luckier

My grandfather was a farmer in rural Minnesota on land that was homesteaded, probably by my great-grandfather, in the late 19th century. It was a small farm by today’s standards, not much more than...

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MythBlast | Death, Eggshells, Zombies

Myths that involve resurrection span cultures from the Pharaohs to the Pagans. We see them appear, be forgotten, and then reappear throughout history. From Passover to the Paschal Mystery, we continue to celebrate them...

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MythBlast | From the Great Mother to the Age of Belief: Campbell on the Mythologies of Europe & the Middle East

Over the last several months, we have been sharing MythBlasts with you: tastes of a mythic idea framed in not only Joseph Campbell’s work, but together with historic and contemporary mythologists. We are so...