Greek Religion

dadouchos

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Definition: dadouchos
The torchbearer, and second most important priest, of the Eleusian Mysteries. He was chosen from the lineage of the Kerykes for life. He wore a headbadn with a myrtle wreath, a robe of purple, and carried torches. The appointment was considered a great honor and there was often considerable competition for the position.
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Title dadouchos
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
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MLA Citation “dadouchos.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021. <religionfacts.com/dadouchos>