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Song to Demeter

Cynthia Birrer

Song to Demeter

by Cynthia Birrer

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Published by MacRae in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demeter (Greek deity) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Persephone (Greek deity) -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtold and illustrated by Cynthia and William Birrer.
    ContributionsBirrer, William.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(32)p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19614159M
    ISBN 100862033098
    OCLC/WorldCa15659121

    The lost girls: Demeter-Persephone and the literary imagination, by Andrew Radford () After the fall: the Demeter-Persephone myth in Wharton, Cather (Book) Song to Demeter by Cynthia Birrer (Book) Demeter and Persephone, the seasons of time by I. M Richardson. Books shelved as demeter: Radiant Darkness by Emily Whitman, Hephaistos: God of Fire by George O'Connor, The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The lengthy Homeric Hymn to Demeter (2) provides the most important and complete information about DEMETER [de-mee'ter] (CERES) and PERSEPHONE [per-sef'o-nee] (PROSERPINA), daughter of Zeus and Demeter, and is in itself a literary gem.. The Abduction of Persephone. Persephone, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, was also called KORE [ko'ree] (“girl” or “maiden”).

    Demeter was the final book of comic book creator Becky Cloonan's trilogy of acclaimed mini-comics. It continued the recurring book found in t When Comixology made available several dozens of its Comixology Submit books to coincide with the epic weekend of Free Comic Book Day /5(33).   The classical Greek myth of Demeter and her daughter Persephone as told in Homer's Hymn to Demeter has been used most often to explain the cycle of the seasons. However, a closer examination will reveal insights on living and dying, loss and reconciliation, and suffering and healing. This work demostrates the continued importance and relevance of the myth of Demeter and 3/5(2).


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Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Birrer; William Birrer. Find more information about: ISBN: A Song for Demeter is the autobiography of Richard Kemble. Serving as a spiritual odyssey, the book will intrigue, inspire and astonish readers as they Song to Demeter book Richard’s journey.

Tel Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Translated by Gregory Nagy. 1 I begin to sing of Demeter, the holy goddess with the beautiful hair.

And her daughter [Persephone] too. The one with the delicate ankles, whom Hadês [1]. seized. She was given away by Zeus, the loud-thunderer, the one who sees far and wide.

'With fair-tressed Demeter, the sacred goddess, my song begins,With herself and her slim-ankled daughter, whom Aidoneus onceAbducted 'Most people are familiar, at least by repute, with the two great epics of Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey, but few are aware that other poems survive that were attributed to Homer in ancient times.

The Homeric Hymns are now known to be the work of various. Demeter, in Greek religion, daughter of the deities Cronus and Rhea, sister and consort of Zeus (the king of the gods) and goddess of agriculture. In one legend her daughter Persephone is carried off by Hades, the god of the underworld.

Demeter’s distress diverts her attention from the harvest and causes a famine. The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, composed in the late seventh or early sixth century B.C.E., is a key to understanding the psychological and religious world of ancient Greek women.

The poem tells how Hades, lord of the underworld, abducted the goddess Persephone and how her grieving mother, Demeter, the goddess of grain, forced the gods to allow Persephone to return to her for part of each year.4/5(1).

Song to Demeter. [Cynthia Birrer; William Birrer] -- This story is the ancient Greek explanation for the seasons of the year. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Birrer; William Birrer.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The song of Demeter and her daughter Persephone: An Homeric hymn; Unknown Binding – January 1, by Homer (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The Story of Winter 8 October While the title of this poem is ‘The Hymn to Demeter’ and the poem is a part of a collection of poems referred to as the Homeric Hymns, a part of me feels that these titles are a little misleading, which is why I am more inclined to refer to this as a poem (or a song) as opposed to a hymn.

First of all, having grown up in a Christian tradition my idea of /5(8). Character: Demeter (Greek) or Ceres (Roman) is the goddess of, she didn't appear on Percy Jackson or Heroes of Olympus sequels, but she shown up.

Title: The Homeric Hymn to Demeter: Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays Publisher: Princeton University Press Editor: Helene P. Foley Pages: pp Price: $ ISBN: The Homeric Hymn to Demeter is perhaps best recognized as the “Persephone myth,” and this version of it is the oldest literate form known.

For all of its popularity and importance, however, it is. Song to Demeter by Cynthia Birrer; William Birrer. HarperCollins Publishers, Library Binding.

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The story of Demeter as read by Julie Harris. Sadly this is an incomplete version. This is just one of the stories that was originally put into a collection on LP in from the book Heroes. In the cult of Demeter, such diametrically opposite movements and appearances are suitable for ritual re-enactment, in song and dance, by ensembles of specially-chosen girls and women.

[ back ] An epithet appropriate to kings, reflecting a myth-pattern that connects royal sovereignty with dew from the. This is a book of poetry dedicated to the Greek goddess Demeter, mother of Persephone, goddess of all good things.

I hope these poems can be a good place, deserving of Demeter’s name, but I know she won’t mind either way, being a goddess of immense kindness. To be with Demeter is a privilege barred to none, a secret joy open to all, hiding under the simplistic telling .The myth about Demeter is featured in the book entitled The story of Demeter is featured in the book entitled "A Hand-Book of Greek and Roman Mythology.

The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens, published in by Maynard, Merrill, & Co., New York. Learn about the the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome that. The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, composed in the late 7th or early 6th century BCE, reflects on the psychological & religious world of ancient Greek women.

It tells how Hades abducted Persephone & how her mother, the grain goddess Demeter, forced the gods to allow Persephone to return to her part of each year/5(3).