Wednesday 9 October 2013


Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter. She was the goddess queen of the underworld, wife of Hades. She was also the goddess of spring growth, who was worshipped alongside her mother, Demeter in the Eleusinian Mysteries
Abduction of Persephone

Persephone was abducted to the underworld by Hades, lord of the dead. Demeter searched relentlessly for Persephone. Upon discovering Persephone fate she brought famine down upon the earth until Zeus agreed to her return. Persephone stay two third time of year with her mother and one third of time in underworld.  

Abduction of Persephone:
Zeus and Persephone:


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