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Macris: In Greek mythology, Macris was a daughter of Aristaeus and Autonoe. She gave newborn Dionysus honey to eat on Euboea after Hermes saved him. Macris was expelled from Euboea by Hera as punishment. Macris fled to a cave on a small island where she was helped by the goddess Demeter. Demeter taught the residents of the island how to grow cereal grain. According to a scholiast commenting on verses in Argonautica, the island she fled to was subsequently named after her. Apollonius Rhodius, who composed Argonautica, only refers to the island as Drepane but he does mention its connection with Macris and Demeter. Modern Scholars have identified the island with modern Corfu, the historical Corcyra. According to Apollonius of Rhodes, the cave where Macris once lived was later the marriage chamber for Jason and Medea, and the marriage was consummated there on the Golden Fleece. Thereafter Macris's cave was called Medea's Cave.
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The History of Western Philosophy of Religion by Graham Oppy, N. N. Trakakis
Constantinos Macris is a member of the Laboratoire d'Études sur les Monothéismes at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris. After the publication of a commentary on Porphyry's Life of Pythagoras (2001) and a ...
A key to polite literature, or Compendious dictionary of fabulous history. Containing the characters and principal actions ascribed to the heathen deities and heroes: with the manner in which the ancients represented the deities and heroes ... and some account of their principal poets ... The sixth edition, corrected (1802)
MACRIS, adaughter ...
by Patricia Monaghan
See Maenads Macaria Macris. See Maenads Maenads Maia Majesta. See Maia Maniae. See Erinyes Manto Marigo. See Demeter Marpe. See Amazons Marpessa Mechanites Inventor; see Athena, Aphrodite Medea Medusa Megara Meilichia ...
A New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)
by Charles Pye
- MACRIs. See NEGROPoNT. MACRIs. See HELENA. MACRIs. See SCIo. M A CRIs. See NICARIA. MAcRob II, a people of Ethiopia. MAcRoB11, a people on the island. Debaro. MAcRock ...
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