In ancient Roman religion, Ceres was a goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships. The following myth tells how her daughter Proserpina was abducted by the ruler of the underworld, forced to become his wife, but with Ceres’ help, she watches over the springtime growth of crops and the cycle of life, death, and rebirth or renewal.
Tag: Greek Mythology
Celestial, dark atmospheric, a legendary Odyssey down a road to nowhere, in search of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of Wisdom and Poetry, Stephen Scott’s bowed grand piano soars into the imagination, and transforms in the spirit of Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’.
A mystical fruit and a symbol of knowledge and immortality from antiquity, the apple, turned into apple cider vinegar, has a number of scientifically proven health remedies. According to John Summerly, it is a veritable acidic fountain of youth.