Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

PHILOMELUS

Greek Agriculture God

Also known as Philomenus

Enterprising Inventor of Farm Machinery

He was the poor son of Demeter, deprived of the riches of his scrooging brother Plutus.

In desperate poverty, he turned to agriculture to make ends meet – and discovered he was amazingly good at it. Not only did he become a farming hotshot, he even built the first plow. He may also have invented the wagon.

Farmers everywhere owe him a massive debt, but how many give thanks to the God of Farm Machinery? Luckily he was eventually rewarded by being cast into the sky as the constellation of the Big Dipper or Plow.

Philomelus Facts and Figures

Name: Philomelus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Philomenus

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1317

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Article last revised on November 20, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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