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Iacchus

Author: Obsidian

An obscure Deity, perhaps a son of Zeus, Associated with Demeter in some ways (one tradition holds Him to be Her son), His chief
function was an involvement in the Eleusinian Mysteries, where His name was invoked at the beginning of the rites, and his image is invariably shown
bearing a torch and leading worshippers into the Sanctum.

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