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In Greek mythology, the corn goddess, daughter of Cronus and Rhea, and mother of Persephone. She is associated with Cybele, and her symbol is an ear of corn. The Eleusinian mysteries were held in honour of her. Roman equivalent Ceres.

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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