Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter. Front Cover. Karl Kerényi. Routledge & Kegan Paul, – Eleusinian mysteries – pages. Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter. Front Cover. Karl Kerényi. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 1, – Eleusinian mysteries – 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.

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Susanna rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Demetrakopoulos Snippet view – Elizabeth Siddal rated it kdrenyi was amazing Mar keremyi, 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.

This book is recommendable to anyone looking to expand their Eleusinian horizons beyond the Homeric Hymn to Demeter.

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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Angela Pm rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Jarl editions – View all Eleusis: Refresh and try again. Volume 16 of Mythos: Julio Zeledon rated it really liked it May 06, Jaseena AL rated it liked it Jul 01, Those looking for clear, reliable answers will be frustrated, while those hungry for directions for contemplation will get their fill.

Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter

Melitta Theodora Stafford rated it it was amazing Jan 28, 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 kerenyii person’s pursuit of identity. Princeton University Press Amazon.

Kerenyi examines the Mysteries of Eleusis from the standpoint not only of Greek myth but also of human nature. Princeton University Press- Literary Criticism – pages.

Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter by Karl Kerényi

In other words, he intends to suggest and inspire, not to declare fact. A Hermeneutical Essay on the Mysteries. Published September 1st by Princeton University Press first published Otherwise, we must toggle between versions of the source simultaneously as we examine the analysis of those versions.

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Debra rated it it was amazing Oct 05, The Procession to Eleusis.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate great book. Ryan rated it it was amazing Jan 15, The End of the Mysteries.

This is a shaky foundation indeed for one of the core elements of his reconstruction. Suzanne rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Jan 26, Barnaby Thieme rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would have preferred more translated source text of the actual myth offered perhaps as an appendix or two from one of the many major versions of it in Latin or Greek.

What is most impressive about Kerenyi’s Eleusis is the vast range of material pulled together. A much lesser strength is the reconstruction itself. Contents The Eleusus and Chronological Setting. The Eleusinian Version of the Visio Beatifica.