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Here is some academic references: Bearer of a fair offspring, name by which Demeter was invoked in the Thesmophoria, Ar.Th.299, Alciphr.2.4, cf.IG14.205 (Acrae); or her nurse, Ar. ap. Phot.; epith. of the Moon, Hymn.Mag.5.31; of the Earth, Apollod. ap. Phot.:—neut. pl., Καλλιγένεια θύειν offer sacrifice to Demeter K., Alciphr.3.39 (nisi leg. τῇ Κ.). ...


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Hera Of the three sisters Hera is the only one regarding whom I have found mention of her direct involvement in a narrated fight scene. Dionysos' War in India In Book 36 of Nonnus' Dionysiaca,1 the Olympian deities square off against one another in a battle during the war waged by the young wine-god Dionysos [Dionysus] against his kinsman King Deriades of ...


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An early mention of the pool of Mnemosyne can be found in the Petelia Gold Tablet, an Orphic inscription from between 300-200 BC: You will find in the halls of Hades a spring on the left, and standing by it, a glowing white cypress tree; Do not approach this spring at all. You will find another, from the lake of Memory refreshing water flowing ...


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From theoi.com: KALLIGENEIA (Calligeneia) was the nymph nursemaid of the goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone. She was worshipped as a goddess of the Eleusinian Mysteries. Kalligeneia was perhaps the Naiad-nymph of the sacred Kallikhoros (Callichorus) spring of Eleusis. Alternatively her name might simply be a title of the earth-goddess Gaia.


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It’s not a goddess, but instead a day. The quote is from Kalligeneia: Fertility and Feminine Focus on an Athenian Bell Krater, an undergraduate research paper by Suzanne Allison and offers a nice description of Kalligeneia: The final day of the festival is the Kalligeneia, “beautiful birth”, when the women would feast and celebrate. The portrayal of ...


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