THE HEROINE CULTS OF ANCIENT GREECE: from The Thinker’s Garden

Many thanks to Jan Malique for sharing and linking to this great article šŸ˜ƒ

Strange Goings On In The Shed

I came across this wondrous blog in my travels and had to shareĀ  oneĀ particular gem on this occasion. The blog is a collection of ā€˜artefactsā€™ that wouldnā€™t look out of place in the great Library of Alexandria.Ā Ā Or in fact in the collection of an explorer.

THE HEROINE CULTS OF ANCIENT GREECE ā€œThey say that there is a shrine also of the heroine Iphigeniaā€¦Hesiod, in his Catalogue of Women, says that Iphigenia did not die, but by the will of Artemis became Hecate.ā€ -from Pausaniasā€™s Description of Greece, vol. 1, trans. with a commentary by James George Frazer (1898). To the AncientĀ Greeks,ā€¦

via The Heroine Cults of Ancient Greece ā€” The Thinkerā€™s Garden

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2 thoughts on “THE HEROINE CULTS OF ANCIENT GREECE: from The Thinker’s Garden

  1. I’d be lying if I told you I had read the whole article. I started reading ( because I love Greek mythology ), but when I scrolled down and saw the length of the article, I was dismayed. I ‘m leaving for work in 2 hours, and I still have tons of blogs to read. * sniffs *

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