Sentence Examples

  • These poems were recited at rhapsodic contests together with those of Homer and Hesiod, and Orphic hymns were used in the Eleusinian mysteries.'
  • The architect was Mnesicles; the material Pentelic marble, with Eleusinian blackstone for dados and other details.
  • Demeter and Proserpine were worshipped together by the Athenians at the greater and less Eleusinian festivals, held in autumn and spring respectively.
  • In the Eleusinian mysteries Proserpine no doubt played an important part.
  • The frieze consisted of white marble figures in relief, affixed to a background of black Eleusinian stone.