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Demeter (Ceres)

Demeter (Ceres)

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Demeter
And you thought it wasn't fashionable to wear wheat in your hair. [Ceres by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, c. 1660.]


Demeter and Triptolemus
The day I taught my favorite human the art of agriculture. [Allegory of Summer by Jerzy Siemiginowski-Eleuter, 1684-1686.]


Demeter, Dionysus, Eros
When you spend time with Dionysus and Eros, things tend to get a little out of hand. Who took my robes? [Bacchus, Ceres, und Amor by Hans von Aachen, c. 1600.]


Persephone's Return
The day Persephone was returned to me. You can tell I'm ready for a hug. [The Return of Persephone by Frederic Leighton, 1891.]


Demeter and Her Followers
They even gave me a bouquet of delightful harvest treats. [Offering to Ceres, Goddess Harvest by Jacob Jordeans, 1618-1620.]


Demeter on a Throne
I'm not complaining about the throne, but what's with the pose they put me in? [Ceres Enthrones by Michele Pannonio, 1450-1460.]


Demeter's Temple
I'm a little disappointed with the upkeep of my temple. [Temple of Demeter at Naxos, Cyclades Island, Greece.]


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