Persephone's abduction by Hades made its way into this super-old text—and it's just as tragic now as it was then.
An unassuming Persephone (known in Ovid's poem as Proserpina) is minding her own flower-picking business when Hades (Pluto) snatches her up.
The late, great composer created the music for this piece that combines dancers, chorus, and spoken word to tell the story of Persephone. Take that, Ovid.
She doesn't get a lot of page time, but Persephone is pretty likeable in this series—she even tries to convince Hades not to kill Percy.
Persephone takes on the illustrated world in this comic book about her adventures with her mom. Quite the dynamic duo!
Persephone teams up with Atlas and the dream god, Morpheus, to destroy the world in this video game. You go, girl… or not.
Now early readers can have their chance to read Persephone's story for themselves. And it doesn't hurt that this children's book comes chock full of colorful illustrations.
In this kids' book, Persephone falls for the bad boy in school. Yep, you guessed it: Hades.
Persephone—played by the lovely Rosario Dawson—makes a cameo in the film version of the first book of the Percy Jackson series. Keep your eye out for her in the rest of the series, too.