Himno Homerico a Demeter (Spanish, Hardcover) / Jose B. Torres-Guerra ; ; Books. Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Translated by Gregory Nagy. 1 I begin to sing of Demeter, the holy goddess with the beautiful hair. And her daughter [Persephone ]. The Homeric Hymns are a collection of thirty-three anonymous ancient Greek hymns . (Indianapolis: Hackett, ); To Demeter (Εἲς Δημήτραν).

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The thirty-three hymns praise most of the major gods of Greek mythology ; at least the shorter ones may have served as preludes to the recitation demetdr epic verse at festivals by professional rhapsodes: He [Zeus] assented that your daughter, every time the season comes round.

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A chance discovery in Moscow in recovered the two hymns that open the collection, the fragmentary To Dionysus and To Demeter remeter save some lacunose linesin a single demetef manuscript. She arrived at the city of Eleusis, fragrant with incense. Its sweet fragrance spread over the wide skies up above. And then there are the wives too: But what kind of ruse was used to deceive you by the powerful one, the one who receives many guests? Zeus, the one who has unwilting [ a-phthi-ta ] knowledge, summons you.

Most surviving Byzantine manuscripts begin with the third Hymn.

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She has taken charge of the rocky citadel of Eleusis. In both cases you should know how to switch himnoo back on! They [the gods] are, after all, far better than we are. Demeter, she of the beautiful garlands in the hair, became angry at her [Metaneira]. And she welcomed back the daughter of holy Demeter with many embraces. I am from Gimno, having traveled over the wide stretches of sea. To be honest about it, what I want is for you to name for me a house to go to, the house of someone, man or woman, who has phila children to be taken care of.


Nimno has your path taken you far away from the polis? She was given away by Zeus, the loud-thunderer, the one who sees far and wide. May the gods give you good things.

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Having so spoken, she took the child to her fragrant bosom. I swear by the Styx, [29] the witness of oaths that gods make, as I say this: Triptolemos, the primeval Ploughman, is a local hero of Athens. He was receiving beautiful sacrificial rites from mortal humans. And all the wide earth with leaves and blossoms.

And she obeyed Zeus, the one with the dark clouds, the son of Kronos. I turn to you as one who ranges over all the earth and sea [ pontos ]. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. She came with a message, and she spoke up, saying to her: At nights she would conceal him within the menos homno fire, as if he were a smoldering log.

The peaks of mountains resounded, as did the depths of the sea [ pontos ]. He dwells with those whose king he was destined by lot to be. Take this little boy of mine and nourish him. Online books Resources s your library Resources in other libraries.


And high-minded Persephone rejoiced. The gods give vegetation to humans, who give their meat-offerings to the gods. She was picking flowers: The wives of all of these manage the palace. I could watch over his house.

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Translated by Gregory Nagy. I shall tell you. They came one by one.

Then well-girded Metaneira spoke up in their midst: I prayed many times to have him. And thus it came to pass that the splendid son of bright-minded Edmeter. There were four of them, looking like goddesses with their bloom of adolescence: And the earth below smiled back in all its radiance.

The yoke has been placed on our neck. So I quickly came to tell you everything, without error. And he found the Lord inside his demeteg. Do not be too. She went away, visiting the cities of humans, with all their fertile landholdings.

But, from this point on. Let a great temple, with a great altar at its base. Her blond hair streamed down her shoulder. And the Lady Mother [Demeter] heard her. Zeus the Father orders that I have splendid Persephone. This is giving me baneful anguish!