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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 1 (search)
ng her all over the earth with torches by night and day, and learning from the people of Hermion that Pluto had carried her off,This visit paid by the mourning Demeter to Hermion, Hermion, when she was searching for the lost Persephone, is not mentioned by the author of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, nor, so far as I know, by any other ancient writer except Zenobius, t compare Paus. 2.35.4-8, who mentions the sanctuary of Subterranean Demeter at Hermion, and describes the curious sacrificial ritual observed at it. At Hermion there was a chHermion there was a chasm which was supposed to communicate with the infernal regions, and through which Herakles was said to have dragged up Cerberus (Paus. 2.35.10). The statement of Apollodorus ged down his bride to hell through the same chasm. So convinced were the good people of Hermion that they possessed a private entrance to the nether regions that they very thriftily a
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 2 (search)
Pluto for Cerberus, Pluto ordered him to take the animal provided he mastered him without the use of the weapons which he carried. Hercules found him at the gates of Acheron, and, cased in his cuirass and covered by the lion's skin, he flung his arms round the head of the brute, and though the dragon in its tail bit him, he never relaxed his grip and pressure till it yielded.Literally, “till he persuaded (it).” So he carried it off and ascended through Troezen.Compare Paus. 2.31.2. According to others, the ascent of Herakles with Cerberus took place at Hermione (Paus. 2.35.10) or on Mount Laphystius in Boeotia (Paus. 9.34.5). But Demeter turned Ascalaphus into a short-eared owl,Compare Ov. Met. 5.538ff. As to the short-eared owl (w)=tos), see D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Glossary of Greek Birds, pp. 200ff. and Hercules, after showing Cerberus to Eurystheus, carried