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Olympian Gods: Demetra

A cache by Myrzen Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/30/2011
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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***This geocache is one of a series of puzzle caches being created in 2011 all over Greece called 'Olympian Gods'.***



In Greek mythology, Demetra is the goddess of the harvest, who presided over grains, the fertility of the earth, and the change of seasons .
Though Demeter is often described simply as the goddess of the harvest, she presided also over the sanctity of marriage, the sacred law, and the cycle of life and death. She and her daughter Persephone were the central figures of the Eleusinian Mysteries that predated the Olympian pantheon.

During the Eleusinian Mysteries the initiates entered deep into the earth and through a series of ceremonies tred to take an even deeper look into themselves so that the truth about life and death would be revealed to them.
Not every athenian citizen was deemed worthy enough to become an initiate in the Elefsinian Mysteries and even less people would manage to pass all the tests during the mysteries in order to reach the final truth and become adepts.
In order to become adept one should be prepared to face one's own primal fears of the darkness and the unknown.
Once all the ordeals and obstacles where surpassed , the Final and One Truth would be revealed to the new adept. The revelation of the truth offered consolation and unburdened him for ever from the constant fear of death.


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The cache is inside the Archaeological park of Elefsis in the area where the Elefisinian mysteries took place for thousands of years.
There is a 3 Euro entrance fee for this park but the price is more than worth it. During the winter on Sundays there is a free entrance. If you dont have a private car you can go to Elefsina by bus , using one of the following lines

845 PEIRAIAS -ELEVSINA
A16 PL.KOYMOYNDOYROY - ELEVSINA
PS. Bring a pen with you

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