Eleusis, the Seeds of Life: A Philosophical Journey

Alexandra Theodoropoulou

Abstract


The following article is a philosophical, spiritual, historical itinerary to modern Eleusis, Greece, site of the Eleusinian Mysteries of antiquity. Through Ancient Eleusis and its Mysteries, we trace the roots of democracy, poetry and philosophy, where the threads of myth and history, art and ritual, faith and reason start dismantling to new creations of humankind. 


Keywords


Eleusis; Greek Mysteries; philosophy; tragedy; first democracy

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