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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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.
Susanna rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Read more Read less. Without the restrictions of a mono theist mindset more interesting possibilities are delicately explored and the natural fusions of this religion over many generations is given breathing room.
But we have to use our imaginations to recreate the feeling it must have given them, the meaning it must have held, in a archetypa cynical age than our own. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
It is necessary to bear in mind this matter of style to avoid being misled. The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts of the civilized world.
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A Biracial and Bicultural Reading of the The Myths concerning Demeter. A Hermeneutical Essay on the Mysteries. Through the Gateways and the Courtyard. Nearly all Roman emperors were initiated with a special place for Marcus Aurelius. Kerenyi examines the Mysteries of Eleusis from the standpoint not only of Greek myth but also of human nature.
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Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter
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Thousands of Greeks lined up to receive initiation year after year, and afterward they raved of a beatific vision that completely dispelled their fear of death. Published September 1st by Princeton University Press first published Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He says “My book should act as the kykeon of Eleusis in all probability did: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Customers who bought this item also bought.
But as he assembled evidence I became increasingly persuaded by his interpretation, as he demonstrated one element of the ritual after another to be clearly modeled on the Homeric hymn. He speaks rather of “archetypal facts of human existence” p. Sometimes, I just pick up an 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 pleasurable scholarly reading to essentially “back-pedal” my intrigue to books that might come “before” the text I picked up.
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I motger 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.
User Review – Flag as inappropriate great book. Kerenyi examines the Mysteries of Eleusis from the standpoint not only of Greek AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Question of the Origins. So many little things, in Kerenyi’s hands, add up to become significant.
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