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This Homeric Hymn, composed in approximately the seventh century BCE, served for centuries thereafter as the canonical hymn of the Eleusinian Mysteries.

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Hugh Gerard Evelyn-White (1884-1924) was a translator of Greek epic poetry.

Evelyn-White was a prolific English archaeologist, classicist, Coptologist, and Egyptologist. He was educated at King's School in Ely before joining the Metropolitan Museum of New York's expedition to Egypt in 1909. Other than a period serving in the armed forces during World War I, Evelyn-White remained with the Met Museum's expedition until 1921. During this time he worked with
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