The Telesterion, Eleusis

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Carole Raddato
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published on 03 January 2015
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The Telesterion was a large rectangular hall, probably columned, in the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore at Eleusis (Greece). It served as the initiation Hall and Temple for the Eleusinian Mysteries. Date of construction: c. 435 BCE - 421 BCE

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, January 03). The Telesterion, Eleusis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3502/the-telesterion-eleusis/

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