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[67] Eleusin. Eleusis was a city of Artica, westward of Atheus. Here was a temple sacred to Eleusinian Ceres, where her solumn mysteries

were celebrated. It was at the solemnisation of these sacred rites, that Phaedra first felt a passionate love for Hippolytus.

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