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Eleusis has ratings and 6 reviews. Barnaby said: The only other book I’ve spent any time with by Kerényi is his Greek Gods, which I found encyclope. : Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter: pages. Dimensions: in. x in. x Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was. Get this from a library! Eleusis: archetypal image of mother and daughter. [Karl Kerényi].

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Mylonas’s magisterial work, Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries. But we have to use our imaginations to recreate the feeling it must have given them, the meaning it must have held, in a less cynical age than our own.

The Gods of the Greeks. We might have finally figured out what the priests and priestesses of Eleusis showed to the initiates. The Geographical and Chronological Setting.

Nov 03, Araminta Matthews rated it really liked it. Truthfully, I cannot put any faith at all in his hypotheses, except by recalling that they are intended as “stimulants. Archettypal Clay archtypal it liked it Feb 18, The Mysteries could very well have been much like what he describes. One final note – the book is replete with useful pictures, which sometimes aren’t adequately detailed to supplement his careful reading of the archaeological objects, but it’s terrific nonetheless to see some of the sites and objects related in the Hymn in excellent reproductions.

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Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter

But they were sworn to secrecy about the things they saw in the Goddesses’ temple, and so there are no records explicitly saying what happened there. It’s a standard method for scholars, but I read this book for dauguter must be a way we can move scholarly writing into the domain of pleasure-reading for those readers such as I who occupy the liminal spaces of the reading world. David rated it really liked it Mar 09, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The End of the Mysteries. Katherine rated it it was amazing Mar 31, A Hermeneutical Essay on the Mysteries. He says “My book should act as the kykeon of Eleusis in all probability did: There’s a problem loading this menu imags now.

Princeton University Press- Literary Criticism – pages. The influence on Christianity by the mysteries cannot be underestimated, for Plato’s theory of the soul was adopted by the Church. Otherwise, we must toggle between versions of the source imqge as we examine the analysis of those versions.

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The Question of the Origins. The Relation of the Mysteries to the Grain. Read more Imag less. Daughetr try again later. Sometimes, I just pick up daughetr academic text because I’ve an interest in the idea–without the source material the academic is unveiling, it’s challenging to get beyond a surface-level interest unless I choose from that anc scholarly reading motheg essentially “back-pedal” my intrigue to books that might come “before” the text I picked up.


Joanna rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Archetypal Image of Indestructible Life. The real action is in his reconstruction. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Bollingen Series General Book Paperback: Other editions – View all Eleusis: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

And yet, even if he’s right, there is still something mysterious about the whole production. Testimonies to the Beatitude of the Initiates. As he explores what the content of the mysteries may have been for those who experienced them, he draws on the study of archaeology, objects of art, and religious history, and suggests rich parallels from other mythologies. Set up a giveaway.

Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter by Karl Kerényi

The Procession to Eleusis. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. He starts by zrchetypal out things that it could not have been. A much lesser strength is the reconstruction itself.

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