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  • proper n. Artemis, in her incarnation as the 'nurse of youths'


Ancient Greek κουροτρόφος, meaning "rearing boys" or "bringing up boys". (Wiktionary)


  • Pythium, the Olympieum, the temple of Ge _Kourotrophos_, and

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1

  • Page 63 mentions [131] as the last shrines which he sees before entering the upper city, those of Ge _Kourotrophos_ and Demeter Chloe, which must therefore have been situated on the southwest slope of the Acropolis.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1

  • The country-woman who puts her child to sleep in the great, cradle-like basket for winnowing the corn remembers Demeter _Kourotrophos_, the mother of corn and children alike, and makes it a little coat out of the dress worn by its father at his initiation into her mysteries ....

    Books and Culture


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