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Originally Posted by wizzle
I dragged out my "Bullfinche's Mythology" and it has this to say about the character Triptolemus:

Son of Celeus and Metanira, whose kindness to Ceres, bewailing the loss of her daughter, Proserpine, was rewarded by the goddess through a gift to Triptolemus who became the teacher of men in the use of the plough. He founded her worship in Eleusis.

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Was he supposed to be made immortal for his kindness but the mother caught Ceres and yelled and interrupted the ceremony so she taght him the arts of agriculture instead or have I got the wrong person?
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