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Demeter – Greek goddess of Harvest | Demeter (Ceres) Explained | Greek mythology gods #14

Demeter – Greek goddess of Harvest  |  Demeter (Ceres)  Explained | Greek mythology gods #14

Gentle queen of the harvest, Mother of the fertile land. dark are my sorrows, as i wait to see the sun, upon Persephone’s face. When my beloved returns, from the depths of hades, I shall wake my fertile…

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Poseidon – Greek god of the sea and horses | Poseidon (Neptune) | Greek mythology gods #12

Poseidon – Greek god of the sea and horses | Poseidon (Neptune)  | Greek mythology gods #12

I rule the deepest seas, plaing with the tides, as I please. The mighty Kraken, I control, sending him after wayward souls. I am the earth shaker, causing earthquakes, you feel my work whn the earth shakes, and…

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Ares – the Greek god of war | Ares (Mars) Explained | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Ares – the Greek god of war  | Ares (Mars) Explained | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Hate me, you may, stop me, you cannot. For I am in your nature, I am in your blood. I am war, I feed the fields with blood splatter, I cover altars in war-spilled blood. I am the…

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Athena, Greek goddess of Wisdom, War and Military Strategy | Minerva | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Athena, Greek goddess of Wisdom, War and Military Strategy | Minerva | Greek Mythology and Folklore

He swallowed Metis, How foolish, I still was born. Behold! i leapt out of his head, fully armed and fully grown, with a cry so mighty, so fearsome, that Uranus and Gaea were shaken with terror. Not a…

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Hermes (Mercury), The Winged Herald and Messenger of the gods | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Hermes (Mercury), The Winged Herald and Messenger of the gods | Greek Mythology and Folklore

I am the god of movement, traveling, through the air, over the land, on the water. I am the god of thieves, thieving, through stealing, over bargaining, on poor deals. I am the inventor of speech, sharing of…

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Anabasis II (Theriomorphosis and Theomorphosis) – Encyclopedia Hermetica: A Big History (Part 47)

Anabasis II (Theriomorphosis and Theomorphosis) – Encyclopedia Hermetica: A Big History (Part 47)

Welcome one and all to Encyclopedia Hermetica: A Big History, Part 47. Today we’re going to be picking up where we left off last lecture where we started talking about a motif which would become extremely important in…

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