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  ANATOMICAL EVIDENCE FOR PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG WOODPECKERS
It is absent in Jynx, Nesoctites, Colapres, Camperhera, Dinopium, Centurus carolinus, Sphyrapicus, Celeus elegans, Piculus, and Hemicircus.
As in Celeus the origin of serratus posterior is from thoracic ribs 3 and 4, but pectoralis abdominalis has a humeral origin.
On the basis of their anatomy Piculus and Camperhera appear to be re- lated and both show similarities to Celeus, but the similar winding of the tracheohyoid around the trachea in Piculus and Campethera may represent convergence in New and Old World lines even though both may have evolved from the same general group.
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  TRIPTOLEMUS - LoveToKnow Article on TRIPTOLEMUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Here she was hospitably received by Celeus, and out of gratitude would have made his son Demophon immortal by anointing him with ambrosia and destroying his mortal parts by fire; but Metaneira, happening to see what was going on, screamed out and disturbed the goddess.
Demophon was burnt to death, and Demeter, to console his parents, took upon herself the care of Triptolemus, instructed him in everything connected with agriculture, and presented him with a wonderful chariot, in which he travelled all over the woi1d, spreading the knowledge of the precious art and the blessings of civilization.
Celeus endeavoured to kill him on his return, but Demeter intervened and forced him to surrender his country to Triptolemus, who named it Eleusis after his father and instituted the festival of Demeter called Thesmophoria.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TR/TRIPTOLEMUS.htm   (453 words)

  
 Triptolemus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Triptolemus ("threefold warrior"; also Buzyges), in Greek mythology always connected with Demeter of the Eleusinian Mysteries, might be accounted the son of King Celeus of Eleusis in Attica, or, according to Apollodorus (Library I.v.2), the son of Gaia and Okeanos—another way of saying he was "primordial man".
While Demeter was searching for her daughter, having taken the form of an old woman called Doso, she received a hospitable welcome from Celeus.
Celeus or the peasant Dysaules may be substituted for Triptolemus as the primordial Eleusinian recipient of the first gifts of the Mysteries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Triptolemus   (540 words)

  
 Eleusinian Mysteries Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ AlienArtifacts.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
She had eaten the six pomegranate seeds (symbols of lives) while in the underworld (underground, like seeds in the winter) and her rebirth is therefore symbolic of the rebirth of all plant life during the spring and, by extension, all life on earth.
In the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Celeus was one of the original priests of Demeter, one of the first people to learn the secret rites and mysteries of her cult.
Celeus was a king whose son, Triptolemus, learned the art of agriculture from Demeter and taught it to the rest of Greece.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Eleusinian_Mysteries   (1852 words)

  
 Demophon
Demophon was a son of King Celeus and Queen Metanira.
While Demeter was searching for her daughter, having taken the form of an old woman called Doso, she received a hospitable welcome from Celeus, the King of Eleusis in Attica.
As a gift to Celeus, because of his hospitality, Demeter planned to make Demophon immortal by burning his mortal spirit away in the family hearth every night.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/de/Demophon.html   (245 words)

  
 Demeter
When she was looking for her daughter, in the shape of an old woman called Doso, she was welcomed by Celeus, the king of Eleusis (in Attica).
To reward his hospitality she intended to make the boy Demophon immortal by placing him each night in the hearth, to burn his mortal nature away.
The spell was broken one night because Metanira, the wife of Celeus, walked in on her while she was performing this ritual.
www.pantheon.org /articles/d/demeter.html   (474 words)

  
 Celeus: a Gaulish God (The Hidden One)
Celeus is a god known form an inscription found at Pourrières in the Var region of France.
Despite the uncertainty in the etymology of this Theonym it seems to contain the proto-Celtic root *kel-o- which is the root from which the noun Celt is derived and means hidden or secret.
If it is true that the druids thought of thsemselves as the Keltoi that is, the 'hidden people' then Celeus might have been a deity of the druidic order; though this is simply speculation.
www.celtnet.org.uk /gods_c/celeus.html   (100 words)

  
 The Kidnapping of Persephone
In the other version, after she left Celeus and Metanira, she went from land to land, and finally stood at the River Cyane.
She remembered Celeus' son, Triptolemus, and taught him to plow and sow seeds, and took him around the world in her chariot.
In "The Pomegranate Seeds," after she left Celeus and Metanira, she cursed the Earth so nothing would grow until her daughter was returned.
www.byzantinecommunications.com /adamhoward/homework/gradeschool/persephone.html   (913 words)

  
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Although his family was originally from Mau by way of the Moon, Celeus is four generations removed from being a true moon cat.
Celeus is very intelligent but gives his help grudgingly.
Besides Terra and Phoebe, his long lost love and Artemis's sister, Celeus has no inclination to help anyone, unless he is bribed or complimented well.
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Celeus maintained that he had re-woken Tuxedo Mask because he had was having unfavorable premonitions, but Serena didn't care why he was awake, she just knew that he was.
Celeus, Artemis, and Luna all hopped to the top of book shelves, where the librarian was unlikely to find them, and pursued their own literary interests.
Celeus leapt to the edge of the barrier surrounding the waterfall disgustedly.
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 Eleusis, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
In any case, both Celeus 1 and Eleusinus are said to have died at the time when Demeter visited Eleusis.
Of the many children of Celeus 1 and Metanira, who are named Demophon 2, Triptolemus, Saesara, Diogenia 2, Pammerope, Clisidice, Demo 2, Callithoe and Callidice 3, no descent can be traced except for Saesara, who having married Coco, gave birth to Meganira.
It was not lawful for foreigners to be initiated, and that is why Pylius became the adoptive father of Heracles 1 at Eleusis.
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 Triptolemus
Triptolemus (also Buzyges), in Greek mythology, was the son of King Celeus of Eleusis in Attica.
While Demeter was searching for her daughter, having taken the form of an old woman called Doso, she received a hospitable welcome from Celeus.
In the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Triptolemus was one of the original priests of Demeter, one of the first people to learn the secret rites and mysteries of her cult.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Triptolemus.html   (359 words)

  
 Triptolemus, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
This was the darkest moment of Demeter, the girl's mother; and since not even the gods could help her, she, unable to find consolation, quitted Heaven and went about seeking her daughter all over the earth, carrying torches by night and by day.
It has also been told that Celeus 1 wished to kill Triptolemus on the latter's return, but when his intentions came to Demeter's knowledge, she handed over the kingdom to Triptolemus, who called the city Eleusis after his father, and established those sacred rites in honor of Demeter, which are called Thesmophoria.
According to the Argives, Trochilus was a priest of Demeter, who fled from Argos and, having come to Attica, married an Eleusinian woman, by whom he had Triptolemus and Eubuleus.
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 Celeus obrieni
Ditto for Hemitriccus inornatus, Hemitriccus (Todirostrum) senex and Pipra vilasboasi.
The other Celeus species that Bret mentions (torquatus, flavus) are humid forest or gallery forest bird, and this habitat is lacking from the region.
two Celeus species interbreeding and producing a spectabilis-looking hybrid) took place, but that the resulting hybrid was some sort of vagrant that made its way out into inhospitable habitat that was inconsistent with the habitat occupied by its parent forms.
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In Greek mythology, Demophon was a son of King Celeus and Queen Metanira.
While Demeter was searching for her daughter, Persephone, having taken the form of an old woman called Doso, she received a hospitable welcome from Celeus, the King of Eleusis in Attica, Greece Attica.
As a gift to Celeus, because of his hospitality, Demeter planned to make Demophon as a god, by anointing and coating him with Ambrosia, breathing gently upon him while holding him in her arms and bosom, and making him immortal by burning his mortal spirit away in the family hearth every night.
www.mauspfeil.net /Demophon.html   (332 words)

  
 THE NESTS OF TWO BAMBOO SPECIALISTS: CELEUS SPECTABILIS AND CERCOMACRA MANU
Although some species of Celeus (C. brachyurus [Rufous Woodpecker], C. lug'ulrris [Pale-crested Wood- pecker], and C. flavescens [Blonde-crested Woodpecker]) nest in arboreal ant (especially Crematogaster) or termite nests, at least brachyurus and lug'ulrris also excavate nests in live or dead trees (Ali and Ripley 1987, Short 1970, 1982, Winkler et al.
E1 nido dc Celeus, sc cncontr6 cn tin trca virtualmcntc pura de bambfi, y consisti6 de tin hueco situado a 2.8 m del suelo en tin firbol muerto de madera blanda.
Kratter (1997) classified Celeus spectabilis as a near-obligate specialist (it has been occasionally recorded away from bam- boo) and Cercomacra manu as an obligate specialist (it has only been recorded in bamboo).
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Celeus was asleep under the foreseat, and David was watching Terra intently.
However, Celeus had been on alert since the power surge half an hour before, besides, the way Celeus saw it, he would have had to have been deaf, dumb, or in love to have missed the tell-tale glow of the Jadestone.
Celeus sat with his tail curled around his front feet, and bowed respectedly to Terra when she looked at him in recognition.
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Last time I checked I was still the royalty and the heir to the throne, and you were still the cat advisor!" she snapped, a fire kindling in her eyes that Celeus had not seen for a long time.
Without a second thought, Sailor Ceres took off after him, and Celeus followed suit, yelling for her to come back in his regal tone running at a slow lolloping gait (this is as fast as he can run, let's face it, he's no cat-hlete).
Disgruntled and unable to keep up, Celeus, sat down on the pavement and watched Sailor Ceres get smaller and smaller as she faded into the bustle of the city.
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And no one of men or deep-bosomed women knew her when they saw her, until she came to the house of wise Celeus who then was lord of fragrant Eleusis.
Vexed in her dear heart, she sat near the wayside by the Maiden Well, from which the women of the place were used to draw water, in a shady place over which grew an olive shrub.
And the child grew like some immortal being, not fed with food nor nourished at the breast: for by day rich-crowned Demeter would anoint him with ambrosia as if he were the offspring of a god and breathe sweetly upon him as she held him in her bosom.
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There, Marcus was shown the sacred relics of Demeter while the priestess revealed their visions of the holy night, speaking of the rebirth and redemption of all creatures.
“Celeus,” Marcus prodded gently, “why is it that Persephone is able to be start anew each spring when mortals are never reborn?” “Oh Marcus!” Celeus exclaimed.
Celeus explained, “Actually, it seems that fate has brought you to Eleusis.
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 Demeter: Goddess of the Harvest
There King Celeus and Queen Metaneira entertained her and graciously offered her the position of wet-nurse to their son Demophoon.
Iambe, a slave in the house (and the daughter of Pan and Echo), tried to cheer Demeter up with silly lascivious verses (iambic verse probably comes from her efforts).
In a related story, Baubo was responsible for cheering the goddess up - she pulled her skirt over her head and mooned the Great Mother Goddess - and it worked, the goddess drank her barley water and felt better.
www.paleothea.com /SortaSingles/Demeter.html   (1036 words)

  
 HYMN TO DEMETER
Vexed in her dear heart, she sat near the wayside by the Maiden Well, from which the women of the place were used to draw water, in a shady place over which grew an olive shrub.
There the daughters of Celeus, son of Eleusis, saw her, as they coming for easy-drawn water, to carry it in pitchers of bronze to their dear father's house: four were they and like goddesses in the flower of their girlhood, Callidice and Cleisidice and lovely Demo and Callithoe who was the eldest of them all.
And the child grew like some immortal being, not fed with food nor nourished at the breast: for by day rich-crowned Demeter would anoint him with ambrosia as if he were the offspring of a god and breathe sweetly upon him as she held him in her bosom.
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 The Road to Eleusis - Chapter V.
The daughters of Celeus, son of Eleusinus, saw her as they were bringing bronze jars of water to their father's house.
Then Celeus called his many subjects to an assembly and commanded them to build an opulent temple for Demeter, whose hair grew in rich plaits as only a goddess's does, and he told them to build an altar on the rising hill.
To them, she showed the performance of her rites and taught her Mysteries—holy rites that are awesome, that no one may transgress nor reveal nor express in words, for an overwhelming reverence for the gods stops his voice.
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 Classical Mythology: Home and Harvest: The Sisters of Hera — Infoplease.com
In the midst of her search for Persephone, the daughters of Celeus, king of Eleusis, invited Demeter—who had disguised herself as an old woman—to stay in their palace.
In return for this kindness, Demeter schooled Celeus and the Eleusinians in the religious rites in her honor that came to be known as the Eleusinian Mysteries—the most widespread and influential of all Greek religious rites.
Demeter also rewarded Triptolemus, an Eleusinian (perhaps another son of Celeus) who gave her the first clue to her daughter's whereabouts.
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 TRIPTOLEMUS : Greek demi-god of agriculture & milling, Eleusinian mysteries ; mythology ; pictures : TRIPTOLEMOS
TRIPTO′LEMUS (Triptolemos), a son of Celeus and Metaneira or Polymnia, or according to others, a son of king Eleusis by Cothonea (or Cyntinea or Hyona, Serv.
According to others Triptolemus first sowed barley in the Rharian plain, and thence spread the cultivation of grain all over the earth; and in later times an altar and threshing floor of Triptolemus were shown there.
When he returned, Celeus bade him be killed for his benefactions, but when this was known, by Ceres’ order he gave the kingdom to Triptolemus, who called it Eleusis from his father’s name.
www.theoi.com /Georgikos/EleusiniosTriptolemos.html   (2550 words)

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