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

Many thanks to Jan Malique for sharing and linking to this great article 😃

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I came across this wondrous blog in my travels and had to share  one particular gem on this occasion. The blog is a collection of ‘artefacts’ that wouldn’t look out of place in the great Library of Alexandria.  Or in fact in the collection of an explorer.

THE HEROINE CULTS OF ANCIENT GREECE “They say that there is a shrine also of the heroine Iphigenia…Hesiod, in his Catalogue of Women, says that Iphigenia did not die, but by the will of Artemis became Hecate.” -from Pausanias’s Description of Greece, vol. 1, trans. with a commentary by James George Frazer (1898). To the Ancient Greeks,…

via The Heroine Cults of Ancient Greece — The Thinker’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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