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  Iacchus information - Search.com
In Greek mythology, Iacchus is an epithet of Dionysus, particularly associated with the Mysteries at Eleusis, where he was considered to be the son of Zeus and Demeter.
Iacchus was the torch bearer of the procession from Eleusis, sometimes regarded as the herald of the 'divine child' of the Goddess, born in the underworld, and sometimes as the child itself.
The most famous mention of Iacchus is in the Frogs of Aristophanes, where the Mystae invoke him as a riotous dancer in the meadow, attended by the Charities, who 'tosses torches' and is likened to a star bringing light to the darkness of the rites (Harrison, p.
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  Iacchus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It may be an epithet for Dionysus (in Eleusis, a son of Zeus and Demeter) or a separate deity, a son of Persephone or Demeter.
Iacchus was the torch bearer of the procession from Eleusis, he was sometimes regarded as the herald of the 'divine child' of the Goddess, born in the underworld, and sometimes the child itself.
In Dion Fortune's novel "The Winged Bull", the main character invokes the name of Iacchus when he is unsure what to call a particular god he wishes to summon.
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 A Fifth Dimension? - Page 2 - JREF Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Iacchus, do you know what a dimension is? And, if so, what is it?
I prefer to think in terms of "planes" of existence.
Well, without the surface area of the water -- contingent upon the water beneath it that is -- would you be able to float your boat?
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 MYSTERY - LoveToKnow Article on MYSTERY
More important is it to note that Iacchus is unknown to the author of the Homeric hymn, and that the first literary notice of him occurs in the well-known passage of Herodotus (viii.
Triptolemus the apostle of cornculture, Eubouleusoriginally a euphemistic name of the god of the under-world, the giver of good counsel, conveying a hint of his oracular functionsthese are accessory figures of Eleusinian cult and mythology that may have played some part in the great mystic drama that was enacted in the hall.
On the I9th of Boedromion the great procession started along the sacred way bearing the fair young god Iacchus; and as they visited many shrines by the way the march must have continued long after sunset, so that the 20th is sometimes spoken of as the day of the exodus of Iacchus.
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 Welcome to my Sacred Circle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Iacchus is that boisterous shout who heralds the new World (age of "Man").
Iacchus is the myth of Self that guides my Soul, so I call my Self, Iacchus.
So now Iacchus as the Morning Star and the Sun Maiden as the Dawn of the New Age brings a Great Remembering and new understanding about the psychological wholeness of the Deities and their Children.
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 JREF Forums OLD - READ ONLY - Question for Iacchus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
I've been avoiding this, but since you seem to be crying out to all of us here in an even more desperate manner, I have a question for you.
I disagree with pretty much everything that Iacchus (learn to spell people's names correctly) says, too, but calling someone a loser based on their philosophy is not justified--at least, not in this case.
I also believe that it is the constant criticism that keeps Iacchus believing his garbage and continuing to produce one nonsensical post after another.
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 New Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
At that moment, Iacchus, the two other men and a pale girl with Blue Eyes came too her.
Iacchus ordered the two men to untie Aurora’s legs and ankles so she could walk with them to the jails.
Aurora fell over three times and she was in pain as Iacchus kept whipping her in the back, ordering her to walk faster.
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 JREF Forums OLD - READ ONLY - Spirit of Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
There is nothing about the reality that we see before us that is not "evidenced" by what we experience in our minds.
Either the spirit acts on the material universe, in which case we can use the standard approaches of science to verify such a thing exists, or it doesn't act on the material universe.
The Great Spirit (a bit from the Native Americans here) is like the influx of engery, which stirs everything into movement.
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 A Dictionary of Mythology page 108 - Acadine Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
She was driven from Lemnos when the women found that Thoas was alive, captured by pirates, and sold to Lycurgus, who gave her to his son Archemorus.
On the death of Dionysius Athene gave his heart to Zeus, who swal­lowed it and brought forth Iacchus.
Iacchus typifies the death of vegetation in winter and its renewal in spring (see Bacchus).
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 MYSTERIES OF ELEUSIS: Preliminaries by Sanderson Beck
Iacchus, the secret god of the Mysteries, is standing on her right, In the urn, Herakles is also hoodwinked, right arm and breast bare.
Demeter is seated on the Cista holding a torch on which a serpent, the symbol of the chthonian deities, is twined around it.
The snake is licking the hand of Iacchus who is resting on a mystic rod.
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 Iacchus Challenges Evolution - Page 10 - IIDB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Iacchus Challenges Evolution - Page 10 - IIDB
Yeah so anyway, about Iacchus telling us what he thinks evolution is....
Jeez, some of us are trying to help you learn the material so you know exactly what you're rejecting...
www.iidb.org /vbb/showthread.php?t=99013&page=10&pp=25   (2038 words)

 Does "I" Exist? Or, Just a Concept? - JREF Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
But then again, if both do arise from the same source (the id), that would satisfy the notion of conceptualized "I," as well as the realized "I." In which case we have to ask, however, if there is another continuum, that exists beyond the realm of our senses and, time and space?
It really is difficult to differentiate between this and/or figure out what it really is you're trying to say.
The "self" exists in principle, albeit much like a river, which is affected and impressed upon, it is forever changing.
forums.randi.org /showthread.php?t=49794   (1732 words)

 ~From Iacchus to Ixion~
Iacchus- The solemn name of Bacchus in the Eleusinian mysteries, derived from a boisterous song of the same name.
In these mysteries Iacchus was regarded as the son of Zeus and Ceres, not of Zeus and Semele.
Iapetus- The father of Atlas and ancestor of the human race.
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