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  • Triptolemus and Diocles, the horse-driver, and to doughty Eumolpus and Celeus, leader of the people, she showed the conduct of her rites and taught them all her mysteries, to Triptolemus and

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Beneath these, on either side of the clock, appear I think Triptolemus and Ceres, both associated in ancient Greek mythology with agriculture.

    Old Downtown Bank

  • Triptolemus, at Athens, decisive evidences that Ceres came down from I know not what particular planet, to instruct the Athenians in agriculture?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The date of the inventions of Triptolemus and Ceres is given; but Ceres is not called goddess.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Beneath these, on either side of the clock, appear I think Triptolemus and Ceres, both associated in ancient Greek mythology with agriculture.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Further, the insignificance of Triptolemus and Eumolpus point to considerable antiquity, and the digamma is still active.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • And may we not suppose that vines appeared, which had previously no existence, and also olives, and the gifts of Demeter and her daughter, of which one Triptolemus was the minister, and that, before these existed, animals took to devouring each other as they do still?

    Laws

  • Triptolemus, and other sons of God who were righteous in their own life, that pilgrimage will be worth making.

    The Apology

  • His name will be repeated from age to age with that of Noah, Bacchus, Triptolemus, and other benefactors of humanity; he will be among ministers what Henri IV. was among kings; his eulogy will be in every mouth, though no regulation make it a necessity.

    The physiology of taste; or Transcendental gastronomy. Illustrated by anecdotes of distinguished artists and statesmen of both continents by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Translated from the last Paris edition by Fayette Robinson.

  • To Triptolemus all men have erected temples and altars, because he gave us food by cultivation; but to him who discovered truth and brought it to light and communicated it to all, not the truth which shows us how to live, but how to live well, who of you for this reason has built an altar, or a temple, or has dedicated a statue, or who worships God for this?

    The Discourses of Epictetus

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