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The mystery cult of the Eleusinian goddesses Demeter and Persephone was the most important Greek mystery cult. During its very long existence, the Eleusinian Mysteries influenced other cults and attracted and inspired countless ancient humans and gave them better hopes for their afterlife.

Keywords: Eleusinian Mysteries, Demeter, Persephone, Orpheus, afterlife, Greek festivals

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