Persephone: The Greek Goddess Of The Underworld

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Persephone is the Greek Goddess of the underworld she has a dark side (winter when everything is dead and she is in the underworld) it is said at this time she is in her depressed state and misses her mother until later it is said that she really likes to be in the underworld. And then her lighter side (when she is up with her mother) it is bright and alive and the smells are enjoyable and the colors are beautiful and the time with her mother is precious. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.

Persephone was abducted by her uncle Hades on the word of Zeus telling him he could. Hades took her to the underworld and raped her making her his bride. Hades is the God-king of the underworld and Persephone's uncle. Persephone is said to have a younger counterpart to herself Kore another name for young Persephone being the maiden, Persephone (or Demeter which some say are the same person but most do not)the mature woman and Hecate the wise crone. …show more content…

Kore and Demeter was very close Persephone was allowed to rejoin her mother who had arranged for her to come home however Persephone had to return to the underworld each fall because she ate from the

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