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- a town in Attica, Greece, famous for its mysteries
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Philon enlarges the temple of Demeter and Persephone at Eleusis.
torchbearer at Eleusis, accompanying Stratocles, defiles the myster
tiated into the mysteries at Eleusis, even through it is the wrong
Demochares recovers Eleusis, and Olympiodorus defends it against a
947, a decree of soldiers at Eleusis, honouring the secretary of the
The general Aristophanes protects Eleusis from the dangers of war.
Syll_485, a decree of Eleusis in honour of the general Aristophanes.
decree of the Athenians at Eleusis in honour of the general Demaene
put to death after accidentally entering the mysteries at Eleusis.
Syll_661, an Athenian decree in honour of the demarch of Eleusis.
Sulla retires to Eleusis for the winter.
499 & One of the orgeones from Eleusis . . . A castrated
I am told, that Aeschylus of Eleusis, the tragic poet,
hen I will now. At Eleusis it is held in honour by the ini
 & Augeas of Eleusis gave Eupolis, the writer of com
the Cephisus on the road to Eleusis. Xenocles' services
eries were celebrated at Eleusis, he placed a seat for her
But they use it at Eleusis on the last day of the Mysterie
Pamphilus. They use it at Eleusis on the last day of
Peiraeus, and Phila at Eleusis, whom he bought for a ver
court of the temple at Eleusis, though it is against the
And she, beside Eleusis's strand, expounded to the init
an altar to Demeter of Eleusis, in whose festival it was
aestra of Cercyon", near Eleusis, the robber is supposed
In his reign, Ogygus founded Eleusis. Apis, for 35 years
in the Panathenean, and Eleusinian, and Gymnastic shows
menced by Triptolemus at Eleusis; 13 in commemoration of
as they were celebrating the Eleusinian mysteries during
rty tyrants to retire to Eleusis, appointing ten commissio
the founder and king of Eleusis at this time, it was
citadel and to emigrate to Eleusis.
have been initiated at Eleusis in a second mystery are
phettus and Eubulides of Eleusis." (b) ARG.ANDOC.,OR.3 &
went to the vales of Eleusis 30 rich in flowers -
length, Gerania, Megara and Eleusis;  formerly there were
are consequently unimportant. Opposite Eleusis is the famous island
} in the temple at Eleusis and at Athens the group
who did the Maiden at Eleusis, a Calypso, an Old Man
vaded Attica again, took Eleusis and Rhamnus, and ravaged
Cyamites, as we go to Eleusis by the Sacred Way, of whi
atue of his of bronze in Eleusis; dedicated by Timotheus
no woman should go to Eleusis in a carriage, lest the
was Aristagora; and at Eleusis, where part of his estate
lents, and brought it to Eleusis to the people, - all whic
road between Athens and Eleusis ; and there appears nothi
procession from the city to Eleusis. The disturbances
of the territories of Eleusis, and got fire for the bur
one of the days on which the Eleusinian mysteries are
(314/3) nted by the people in Eleusis and Panaktos and at P
(304/3) osed by Euboulides of Eleusis, the son of Euboulos:
(end of 4th cent.) ed well towards the Eleusinian people and went
(267/6) ne slab and place it in the Eleusinian . . . →
(214/3) eption of Iakchos at Eleusis; similarly they took
(235/4) n his father was at Eleusis he was praised and crow
(c. 20) at the great Eleusinian games [that are held by
(122/1) second in the sanctuary in Eleusis ;
- a suburb of Alexandria
Callimachus is summoned from Eleusis to work at the library in Alexan
on the sea-shore, near Eleusis; and Myrtium, and a great
- a village in the Faiyum, Egypt
villages of Mouchis and Eleusis, through Heraclas t
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