ELEUSIS ARCHETYPAL IMAGE OF MOTHER AND DAUGHTER PDF

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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A useful exploration into the Eleusinian Mysteries and the historical and contextual primary and secondary accounts we have about this stronghold in Greek and beyond cultural activity. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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The real action is in his reconstruction. A Hermeneutical Essay on the Mysteries. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. A Biracial and Bicultural Reading of the For Kerenyi, the core of the mysteries was the message that ‘a dwughter in death was possible’, also for human beings. Write a customer review. See and discover other items: Seeing the Goddess and Freeing Your Soul. Michal rated it really liked it May 25, Constanza Gomez rated it nad was amazing Aug 06, References to this book An American Triptych: Princeton University Press Amazon.

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Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter

Please try again later. 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 probably should have been included as an appendix, as it’s relatively short. Set up a giveaway. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The initiated had to fast and were given a drug the kykeon just before the procession.

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Looking at the tendency to “see visions,” C. Kerenyi holds that the yearly autumnal “mysteries” were based on the ancient myth of Demeter’s search for her ravished daughter Persephone–a search that he equates not only with woman’s quest for completion but also with every person’s pursuit of identity.

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It’s a standard method for scholars, but I read this book for pleasure–there 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. Archetypal Image of Human Existence.

I think academic texts like this are fabulous for scholars in the field, but lay people seeking to fulfill a dual scholarly-and-personal-interes A useful exploration into the Eleusinian Mysteries and the historical and contextual primary and secondary accounts we have about this stronghold in Greek and beyond cultural activity.

On the Threshold of the Telesterion. 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 daguhter other mythologies.

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