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Powerful Goddess of Agriculture in Greek Mythology

Demeter, the Goddess of Agriculture,  is one of the largest and oldest goddesses of the ancient Greek pantheon. She was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea, and sister of Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto, Hera, and Hestia. As her name suggests, Demeter is Mother Earth. Demeter is the goddess of fertility, protector of farming and crops in ...

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