13. mythological tour of the solar system: ceres/demeter

img_6482Our last stop on our mythological tour of the solar system is the dwarf planet Ceres! We take a look at the Greek goddess Demeter, who is anything but insignificant!

(I can’t believe we’ve made it through 13 episodes and you guys are still listening. Thanks!)


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Source Passages

Homeric Hymn to Demeter 90-104, 233-280, 440-495

Translation Sources

Homeric Hymns. Trans. Susan Shelmerdine. Newburyport MA: Focus Publishing, 1995. Print.

Selected Sources

NASA. “Ceres” http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/ceres

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This week’s theme music: “Super Hero” by King Louie’s Missing Monuments from the album “Live at WFMU” (2011). Used under Creative Commons license. Music used under Creative Commons license and available from Free Music Archive.