Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 9: Ritual and Festivalia, Part 2

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms




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The myths of the flowers. The goddess Aurora fell in love with Tithonias, son of the king of Troy, and produced the boy Memnon, who later became the king of the Ethiopians and was slain by Achilles. Aurora begged Zeus for immortality for her husband Tithonias, which was granted, but since she had neglected to ask for eternal youth, his body continued to age. Aurora again begs help from Zeus, who transforms Tithonias into a flower. (12:00)



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