Persephone: Greek queen of the underworld and The Spring Icon | They were here and might return | Scoop.it

 

Persephone was titled Kore (the Maiden) as the icon of spring’s bounty.

 

Once upon a time when she was playing in a elaborate meadow with her Nymph companions, Kore was grabbed by Haides and carried off to the underworld as his bride.

 

Her mother Demeter despaired at her dissappearance and searched for her the throughout the world complemented by the goddess Hekate bearing torches.

 

When she discovered that Zeus had conspired in her daughter’s abduction she was furious, and declined to let the earth fruit until Persephone was returned....

 


More:

http://www.paleothea.com/SortaSingles/Persephone.html

http://www.theoi.com/Khthonios/PersephoneGoddess.html

 


See Hades:

http://bit.ly/NZZbC0

 

See Anapus:

http://sco.lt/8Nv2Bd

 

See Dionysos:

http://sco.lt/75uyrB


See  Kabeiroi:

http://sco.lt/6l7ARd