Of Eleusis (town)
ELEUSIS was the eponymous demi-goddess or heroine of the town of Eleusis in Attika. She was an attendant of Demeter in the Eleusinian Mysteries and mother of the agrarian demi-gods Triptolemos and Eubouleus.
In the image right Eniatos (Year) stands beside the goddess Eleusis--or Demeter of Eleusis. She is seated on a pair of cushions and holds a four-headed Eleusinian torch.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pausanias, Description of Greece 1. 14. 3 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"It is said, then, that when Demeter came to Argos she was received by Pelasgos into his home, and that Khrysanthis (Chrysanthis), knowing about the rape of Kore (Core) [Persephone], related the story to her. Afterwards Trokhilos (Trochilus), the priest of the mysteries, fled, they say, from Argos because of the enmity of Agenor, came to Attika and married a woman of Eleusis, by whom he had two children Eubouleos (Eubuleus) and Triptolemos. That is the account given by the Argives."
- Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Travelogue C2nd A.D.