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Demo
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(Δημώ; Dēmṓ).

Shortened form of a compound (see D. [3], [4]).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Celeus

The daughter of  Celeus, king of Eleusis, and  Metaneira. Together with her sisters Callidice, Cleisidice and Callithoe, she has a friendly encounter with  Demeter who is wandering about in the shape of an old woman (Hom. H. 2,109).

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Bloch, René (Berne) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Demo”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e314870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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