Persephone According To Greek Mythology

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Melissa Toribio
College Composition Period 6 Mrs. Alkasian
September 10, 2015
According to Greek Mythology Persephone was the Queen of the Underworld as well as the goddess of spring's bounty and fertility. Icons representing the mysteries of rebirth as often derived from the symbols of Persephone. She is also commonly referred to as Kore. Her Latin name translates to Proserpina which means "destructive slayer". Persephone's parents are Zeus and Demeter. Persephone had two children with Zeus who were named Zagreus and Melinoe and one child with Hades which was Erinyes. Hades, God of the Underworld and brother of Zeus, fell utterly in love with Persephone which resulted in his quest to make her his wife. Hades knew

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