Greek - King of Eleusis. First priest of Demeter at Eleusis. Husband of Metaneira. Father of Abas, Demopho÷n, Eubuleus, Eumolpus, Iambe and Triptolemus. He employed, an old woman, Deo, as wet nurse to Demopho÷n, who turned out to be Demeter in disguise. She taught Celeus the Eleusinian mysteries. Also commonly referred to as Celeus, Keleos or Keleos.

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