- a favorite of Demeter and the inventor of the plow and patron of agriculture, connected with the Eleusinian mysteries.
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Cicero mentions a Triptolemus as the fourth judge of the dead.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
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“Ye had better wring your ain cloak, Triptolemus,” answered Baby.
“I wish you would speak sense, or be the silent woman,” said Triptolemus.
It was founded by Argives, who accompanied Triptolemus in his search after Io.
Gordys, the son of Triptolemus, is related to have colonized Gordyene.
- Greek myth a favourite of Demeter, sent by her to teach mankind agriculture
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