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- Persephone is the goddess of the Underworld, death, the harvest, and flow Heracles is the protector of gods and mortals and god of Heroes.
- Persephone is the wife of Hades and the queen of the Underworld (Homeric Hymn to Demeter; Apollodorus 1.5.1-3; Ovid, Metamorphoses 5.359-550).
- Persephone is the daughter of the Olympian Demeter, and became the goddess of death and the underworld when Hades abducted her.
- Persephone was the daughter of Demeter, the goddess of fertility and abundance.
- Persephone (pronounced per-SEF-uh-nee) is the Greek Goddess of the Underworld and of the growth of plants in spring.
- But for six months each year, when Persephone returned to the underworld, the earth once again became a barren realm.
- Persephone is the goddess of springtime and the queen of the Underworld.
- Since springtime comes when Persephone returns to the surface she has become a symbol of youth, rebirth and spring.
- For nine days Demeter searched the world for her daughter; on the tenth day she learned from Hecate and Helius what had become of Persephone.
- When Dawn arrived on the tenth day, Hekate came to Demeter and told her that she had heard a voice but had not seen the abduction of poor Persephone.
- Persephone is the most frequently-suggested name for a tenth planet.
- Helius informed her that Hades had permission from Zeus to take Persephone as his wife in the underworld and that Demeter should give up her anguish.
- Finally, Zeus, pressed by the cries of the hungry people and by the other deities who also heard their anguish, forced Hades to return Persephone.
- At last, Demeter heard her cries as she wept in torments and wandered about for nine days to look for Persephone.
- On the tenth she met Hecate, who told her that she had heard the cries of Persephone, but did not know who had carried her off.
- The story of the adduction of Persephone is best told in the Hymn to Demeter.
- In Greek mythology, Autumn begins as Persephone returns to the Underworld to live with Hades, her husband.
- In one version of Greek mythology, Persephone was kidnapped by Hades and taken off to live in the underworld as his wife.
- Demeter had a daughter named Persephone who was captured by Hades and forced to live in his underground palace with him.
- Persephone lived a peaceful life before she became the goddess of the underworld when Hades abducted her and brought her into the underworld.
- Athena, Artemis and Persephone are his sisters (and so is Aphrodite, depending on which myth you take).
- One fine spring day, Persephone was out picking flowers with a group of nymphs and the other virgin Goddesses, Artemis and Athena.
- She is also part of a lunar triplicity with Artemis and Selene, and also with Demeter and Persephone.
- Other versions have Zeus giving him to Rhea, or to Persephone to raise in the Underworld, away from Hera.
- To avoid undue suspense I will reveal the solution here: Zeus is Air, Hera is Earth, Hades is Fire and Nestis (Persephone) is Water.
- All agreed that Persephone would to spend part of the year with her husband, Hades, and part of the year with her mother, Demeter.
- Persephone wanders off into the shadowy gardens of Hades, overwhelmed with guilt and admits to herself that she has fallen for her husband.
- Persephone was faithful to her husband, Hades, although she never had a child with him.
- Alcestis willingly took poison to spare Admetus's life.In some myths Hercules rescued her from the dead; in others Persephone reunited husband and wife.
- When Alcestis offered her own life in place of her dying husband's, Persephone sent her back from the Underworld and spared them both.
- In the myth of Demeter, Pluto uses the chariot to abduct Persephone (the high priestess?).
- Finally, on the tenth day, the goddess Hecate told Demeter that Persephone had been carried away, but she did not know by whom.
- The goddess Hecate continued to play an important role in the life of Persephone, becoming her confidante when she was in the Underworld.
- After much protest, Persephone came to love the cold blooded king of the underworld but her mother, Demeter, was consumed with rage and sorrow.
- Aphrodite left the infant Adonis in the care of PERSEPHONE, the queen of the underworld, who also fell in love with him.
- She entrusted his care taking to Persephone who later fell in love with him and would not give him back to Aphrodite.
- The first form knows only of a quarrel between two goddesses, Aphrodite and Persephone, for the affections of the infant Adonis.
- When Pluto began showering a wood nymph named Minthe with his affections, Persephone, Pluto's wife, became enraged.
- When Orpheus descends and confronts Hades and Persephone, he sings a song so that they will grant his wish to bring Eurydice back from the dead.
- According to the followers of Orphism, Zeus had lain with Persephone, daughter of Zeus and Demeter in Orphism,[ 1] in the form of a snake.
- All of these details demonstrate an interest in the goddess Persephone, and the mystery cult of Orphism.
- For helping Pirithoüs to carry off Persephone, Theseus was imprisoned in Hades until Hercules rescued him.
- Six months later, give or take a few days, Persephone led Hercules into the 'special' dining room.
- His consort is Persephone and his attributes are the key of Hades, the Helm of Darkness, and the three-headed dog, Cerberus.
- She was said to be the daughter of Zeus, who took the guise of Hades and seduced Persephone by the river Styx.
- Taking Charon’s boat, Kratos followed the sunlight of Helios down the River Styx, coming upon the Temple of Persephone.
- Kratos was finally able to hold his daughter in his arms again, but their reunion was shortlived when Persephone revealed her true intentions.
- While searching for her missing daughter, Persephone, who had been abducted by Hades (Pluto), Demeter was pursued by Poseidon.
- It is said that when Demeter was looking for her daughter Persephone, she was followed by Poseidon, and in order to avoid him she turned into a mare.
- Afterwards, they say, angry with Poseidon and grieved at the rape of Persephone, she put on black apparel and shut herself up in this cavern for a long time.
- She is the Roman equivalent of Persephone (qv).
- Demeter, deep in grief after the abduction of her daughter Persephone by Hades, absentmindedly accepted the offering and ate the left shoulder.
- Demeter is particularly prominent in the Greek legend of the abduction of her daughter Persephone (Kore) by the underworld god Hades.
- Demeter was searching for her daughter Persephone (also known as Kore).
- The most famous story about Demeter tells how her daughter Persephone was captured by Hades and taken to the Underworld.
- Persephone also figures into the famous story of Adonis.
- When Orpheus said the name of Love, Persephone, the queen of the dead, bowed her young head, and bearded Aidoneus, the king, bowed his head also.
- Hercules) descended to Hades for his 12th labor, Persephone helped the hero bring Hades' three-headed dog Cerberus to show the king of Mycenae.
- The king of the gods proposes an unconventional solution: Hades may kidnap Persephone and take her to the Underworld to woo her.
- As Persephone reached out to pluck the flower, Earth yawned open, and Hades appeared in his golden chariot and carried her away in tears.
- Elysium is the domain of Persephone, the goddess of Life, in Sacrifice.
- According to the Orphic myth, it is Persephone, who was the final judge, to decide if a person gains entry to Elysium.
- The asphodel was sacred to Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, who was forcefully taken to the underworld by Hades.
- Plains of Asphodel (seen in episode 1.19: Road to Hades) - In Greek mythology, asphodel is a plant sacred to Persephone and grows in the Underworld.
- According to Robert Graves, Persephone is not only the younger self of Demeter, she is in turn also one of three guises of Demeter as the Triple Goddess.
- In another version of the same story, Dionysus was the son of Zeus and Persephone, the queen of the underworld.
- The second Dionysus was the son of Zeus and Persephone (III 64. 1-2). It is this Dionysus that was murdered by the Titans, like in the Orphic myth.
- Another story says that Dionysus was a son of Zeus and Persephone who was dismembered and eaten by the Titans.
- Since the abduction of Persephone, spring and summer have given way to autumn and winter, and the earth's fertility has followed the progression of seasons.
- PERSEPHONE The Goddess of the Underworld and Renewal of Spring was a daughter of Zeus and Demeter (or, according to one account, of Zeus and Styx).
- Persephone would be allowed to earth during the spring, but she would be required to return to the Underworld during the winter.
- This Macaria is asserted to be the daughter of Hades and Persephone, though there is no previous mention of her.
- Persephone as the innocent maiden was Kore (the Romans called her Cora), to distinguish her from Persephone as Queen of the Underworld.
- We remarked above that Demeter and Persephone or Cora were identified in the mythus, and it may be that Ceres is only a different form for Cora or Core.
- Her anger at the abduction obliged Zeus to request Pluto to send Persephone (or Cora, i.
- Orpheus wasn't too happy, so he went to the Underworld, and with his beautiful singing, got Persephone and Hades to let Eurydice come back with him.
- Among the many errands the gods entrusted him with, it was Hermes who was sent to retrieve both Persephone and Eurydice from the underworld.
- According to Ovid, they were nymphs and the play-mates of Persephone.
- According to Ovid, Persephone herself changed him into an owl by sprinkling him with water of the river Phlegethon.
- In the forecourt of the palace of Hades and Persephone sit the three judges of the Underworld: Minos, Rhadamanthus, and Aeacus.
- The rituals offered initiates in the mysteries the hope of rebirth, just as Persephone had been reborn after her journey to the underworld.
- After the long march to Eleusis, the initiates arrived in the evening of the fifth day in the sacred precinct of the two goddesses, Demeter and Persephone.
- Then, Demeter is sitting on the kiste inside the Telesterion, with Persephone holding a torch and introducing the initiates.
- In Greek mythology Persephone is the (forcibly abducted) wife of Hades (Roman Pluto) who spends six months each year underground.
- In Greek mythology Persephone, goddess of the soul, is the possessor of its dark and frightening wisdom.
- In Greek mythology, Iambe was an old woman who made Demeter smile or laugh when the latter was mourning the loss of her daughter, Persephone.
- They left Helen with Theseus's mother, Aethra, and travelled to the underworld, domain of Persephone and her husband, Hades.
- They left Helen with Theseus' mother, Aethra, and travelled to the underworld, the domain of Hades, to kidnap Persephone.
- Angry at her success, Venus demanded that Psyche fetch the make-up box from Proserpina (Persephone), the goddess of the Underworld.
- The "rape of Persephone" and Eros and Psyche are the only god-only myths here.
- The goddess Persephone, Queen of the Underworld, was willing to help Psyche pass Aphrodite's tests so that Psyche could be reunited with her beloved husband.
- She took her brother Zeus as her consort and gave birth to her only daughter, Persephone.
- When Hades pursued a nymph named Mintho, Persephone turned her into a mint plant.
- He pursued and loved the nymph Mintho and to punish her for this, his jealous wife Persephone turned Mintho into the plant called mint.
- PERSEPHONE The Goddess of Spring (before her abduction to Haides) was seduced by Zeus in the form of a serpentine Drakon.
- Haides the king of the underworld abducted Persephone for his wife.
- It is said that Zeus gave Sicily to Persephone as a wedding present, and at least one version of the myth says that Haides abducted Persephone in Sicily.
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