Persephone, Demeter, and Hades
Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory in Persephone, Demeter, and Hades
Sometimes, there’s more to a myth than meets the eye
You probably noticed that the myth of Persephone, Demeter, and Hades is an origin story – it's used to explain the origin of the seasons, and why food crops don't grow in the winter. When Perseph...
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Death and the Maiden
Many centuries after the ancients, the basic story of Persephone's myth – innocent maiden abducted by death-figure – morphed into the theme of "death and the maiden" found in European art. This...
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