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[07.00.00] Исторические науки и археология

Publication date: 23.12.2016
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Knyzhova Zarina Zakievna , candidate of political sciences , старший преподаватель
FSBEI of HPE "Saratov State Academy of Law" , Саратовская обл

«The Eleusinian Mysteries in narrative tradition»

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The article is devoted to the Eleusinian Mysteries and their roles in ancient literature. The researcher analyzes texts of ancient authors, revealing the myth’s plot about the Persephone kidnaping by Hades and Demeter's search for her daughter. In addition to the myth, the Eleusinian Mysteries appear in ancient literature of various genres very often – from comedy to philosophical treatises – as the circumstances of the action or context of religious and existential issues.