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Demeter (Ceres)

Why is bread a symbol of Demeter?


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Answered 2017-03-30 20:02:01

Demeter is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth.

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How does a cat symbolize Demeter?

It does not: the cat is not a symbol of Demeter.



What symbol is Demeter?

her symbol included wheat.


What is Demeter power?

Demeter held power over earth's agriculture, grain, and bread.


What is Demeter's symbol?

The symbol of Demeter is a handful of harvested wheat


Why was a cornucopia a symbol for Demeter?

Her symbol is a stalk of wheat not a cornucopia


What do cats have to do with Demeter?

Nothing: cats are not a ancient symbol of Demeter the Greek harvest goddess.


What is Demeter god of?

Demeter was the great Olympian goddess of agriculture, grain, and bread, the prime sustenance of mankind.


What was Demeter the god of?

Demeter is the great Olympian goddess of agriculture, grain, and bread, the prime sustenance of mankind.


What is the meaning of Demeter's symbol?

Demeter was the Goddess of grain therefor her symbol is grain



Is a pig Demeter's animal symbol?

No. Demeter does not have an animal.


What did the goddess Demeter bring forth the Earth?

Demeter is a goddess of agriculture, grain, and bread. That which grows on earth and is eatable was her domain.


What is the symbol for Panera Bread Company in NASDAQ?

The symbol for Panera Bread Company in NASDAQ is: PNRA.


What is the symbol of Demeter?

Grain and a bundle of wheat were Demeter's symbols.


Why did Demeter have corn has her symbol?

To show that she was the goddess of growth and harvest.


What greek god has the symbol wheat?

The Greek goddess, Demeter.


Why is the symbol of Demeter wheat?

because she is the goddess of the seasons and the harvest


Why is honey a symbol for Demeter?

Demeter is a goddess of the harvest (Wheat,corn and anything else the grew in the ground.) Honey is a symbol not because she is sweet (she is never sweet) but because of her powers. <3


Why is Demeter named Ceres?

Demeter is not named Ceres. Demeter is the Greek goddess of of agriculture, grain, and bread, the prime sustenance of mankind. Ceres is the Roman goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships identifed with Demeter.


What item does goddess Demeter have?

Demeter's symbol of power is an ear of wheat. She is the goddess of agriculture. Demeter also taught people how to farm.


What is the ticker symbol for Panera Bread Company?

Panera Bread Co trades under the ticker symbol PNRA on the NASDAQ.


Who was the greek goddess of crops?

Demeter, the great Olympian goddess of agriculture, grain, and bread.


What did Demeter teach mortal men how to do?

To grow grain and corn and make bread: agriculture.


Why does Demeter have a snake as her animal symbol?

Because the snake was associated with her by virtue of it being a symbol of rebirth in nature and the fertility of the earth.


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