I did a little research on the Greek goddess, Demeter the other day and thought I would share it with you guys. So, here are some facts about Goddess Demeter.
Demeter, the Goddess of Agriculture
- Demeter was the goddess of agriculture but also of sacred law, the earth, and the harvest.
- She was known as a beautiful woman with long blonde hair and slender feet.
- Was usually seen carrying wheat or barley, or a torch.
- Had a crown on her head most of the time and was seated on a throne.
- Would usually wear expensive clothes and mostly wore gowns and cloaks.
- She was most appreciated for introducing wheat to everyone and making man different from animals.
- Demeter was mostly known as a peace loving goddess.
- Loving mother
- Goddess of agriculture, all living things depended on her.
- Had the ability to give life to the dead after they learned her mysteries.
- Had depression
- Her daughter had to spend life in the underworld, made her worried and angry, so she stopped plants from growing