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Ceres

Ceres   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
740 words

The Roman goddess Ceres boasts a Latin name that suggestively connects her to generation (creare) and growth (

Ceres

Ceres   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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2005

Roman goddess of corn, agriculture and plenty. In The Parliament of Fowls (276) Ceres, ‘who brings remedy for hunger’ sits

Ceres

Ceres   Reference library

Herbert Jennings Rose and John Scheid

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
501 words

an ancient Italo-Roman goddess of growth (her name derives from † ker- ‘growth’), commonly identified in antiquity with *...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

in Roman mythology, the corn goddess, the equivalent of the Greek Demeter.

In astronomy, Ceres is the name of the first asteroid to be discovered, found by ...

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