Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/122270540/ceres-roman-fertility-agriculture

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/122270540/ceres-roman-fertility-agriculture

Ceres -goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships. -  Helena Nelson-Reed - http://www.helenanelsonreed.com/

Ceres -goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships. - Helena Nelson-Reed - http://www.helenanelsonreed.com/

Demeter, the goddess of agriculture, was the sister of Zeus and the mother of Persephone.  Persephone was abducted by Hades, King of the Underworld to become his queen. Demeter was heartbroken. She wandered the length and breadth of the earth in search of her daughter, during which time the crops withered & it became perpetual winter. At length Hades was persuaded to surrender Persephone for half of every year, the spring and summer seasons when flowers bloom and the earth bears fruit once…

Demeter, the goddess of agriculture, was the sister of Zeus and the mother of Persephone. Persephone was abducted by Hades, King of the Underworld to become his queen. Demeter was heartbroken. She wandered the length and breadth of the earth in search of her daughter, during which time the crops withered & it became perpetual winter. At length Hades was persuaded to surrender Persephone for half of every year, the spring and summer seasons when flowers bloom and the earth bears fruit once…

Ceres - Goddess of Fertility Wissen genial - Altes Rom (Knowledge Genious - Ancient Rome), Schwager und Steinlein Verlag, 2011/2012

Ceres - Goddess of Fertility Wissen genial - Altes Rom (Knowledge Genious - Ancient Rome), Schwager und Steinlein Verlag, 2011/2012

Demeter [aka Ceres] Her name evolved from a primitive form of the words "Earth Mother" Demeter appeared above all as goddess of the fruits and riches of the fields. The eldest daughter of Cronus and sister to Zeus, she was the first devoured to avoid a prophecy of being overthrown by his children and last to be spit up after living with her siblings in his stomach. She was widely worshiped in the pre-historic and ancient worlds and was mother to Persephone, the goddess of Spring

Demeter [aka Ceres] Her name evolved from a primitive form of the words "Earth Mother" Demeter appeared above all as goddess of the fruits and riches of the fields. The eldest daughter of Cronus and sister to Zeus, she was the first devoured to avoid a prophecy of being overthrown by his children and last to be spit up after living with her siblings in his stomach. She was widely worshiped in the pre-historic and ancient worlds and was mother to Persephone, the goddess of Spring

So beautiful! Strength Tarot Goddess Psychedelic Art Nouveau by EmilyBalivet, $23.00

So beautiful! Strength Tarot Goddess Psychedelic Art Nouveau by EmilyBalivet, $23.00

Symbols of the Goddess Ceres/ Demeter Red poppy in wheat field- Ceres is goddess of harvest- hence word Cereal

Symbols of the Goddess Ceres/ Demeter Red poppy in wheat field- Ceres is goddess of harvest- hence word Cereal

Golden sickle for cutting mistletoe... a plant neither from the soil or from the air.

Golden sickle for cutting mistletoe... a plant neither from the soil or from the air.

An Offering to Ceres, Goddess of the Harvest - Jacob Jordaens.  c.1620.  Oil on canvas.  165 x 112 cm.  Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.

An Offering to Ceres, Goddess of the Harvest - Jacob Jordaens. c.1620. Oil on canvas. 165 x 112 cm. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.

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