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In the Eleusinian Mysteries, Pannychis was the all-night feast at the end of the ceremonies celebrating Demeter and her gift of life. It was accompanied by dancing and merriment.


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Eleusinian mysteries (1311 words)
This was the most secretive part of the Mysteries and those who had been initiated were forbidden to ever speak of the events that took place in the Telesterion.
Following this section of the Mysteries was the Pannychis, an all-night feast accompanied by dancing and merriment.
The dances took place in the Rharian Field, rumored to be the first spot where corn grew.
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