Persephone, Demeter, and Hades
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Acoma Legend: The Origin of Summer and Winter
Like the ancient Greeks, the Acoma Native Americans had a legend that explained the seasons. Their story involves a battle between the Spirit of Winter and the Spirit of Summer for a woman named C...
Isis and Osiris
The myth of Persephone, Demeter, and Hades definitely has some parallels in other cultures. Some have compared it to the myths surrounding the Egyptian gods Isis and Osiris. Osiris, like Hades, wa...
The tale of Persephone has a lot of similarities to myths surrounding Adonis, Aphrodite's (a.k.a. Venus) hunky lover. In some stories, Adonis had to spend part of the year in the underworld and pa...
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