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  • Persephone According To Greek Mythology

    Toribio 1 Melissa Toribio College Composition Period 6 Mrs. Alkasian September 10, 2015 Persephone 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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  • The Persephone In The Song The Hymn To Demeter

    Demeter is a song about the kidnapping and eventual induction of Persephone as the wife of Hades. Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, and is portrayed as a young woman of marriageable age. As the wife of Hades, Persephone shares his domain, being given authority and power over all who reside in the underworld (line 364-369). Also, Persephone is able to reprimand those who are immoral or do not satisfy her with offerings and sacrifices (line 364-369). In the hymn, Persephone first…

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  • What Are Women's Roles In Greek Mythology

    important to the mythology story because women are the very essence of mankind. The role of Demeter, Goddess of Harvest, and her daughter and Isis, Goddess of Magic and Healing, are similar in different ways. The goddess of harvest would be for the plants to grow and the goddess of magic and healing would help people from dying. Both myths have similar roles and relations between men and women that make the women’s part in the story important. The myth of Demeter is that Hades the brother of…

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  • Poseidon: The Greek God

    Even his wife Persephone, Goddess of spring growth didn’t want to be married to the God of the dead in fact, she was stolen by Hades when she was playing in a meadow on a sunny day. Not known to ever travel to the realm of the living, the God of the Underworld happened to stumble upon his future queen while she was admiring a special narcissus flower produced and planted by the mother of the Earth, Gaia. The flower was actually supposed to be a present for Hades given by Gaia but instead of…

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  • Huperethon Character Analysis

    I am the only hope for Persephone and no Irish god could ever kill me, for I am stronger and mightier than all. I must keep my word with Hades." In that instant he left for the sea. He knew he must obey the orders of Hades and rescue Persephone. After sundown, Huperethon reached the edge of the Celtic Sea. Arawn's vicious grey hounds guarded the gates of Annwn. With evil, soulless eyes the hounds barked and growled at Huperethon. A few moments passed until the dogs allowed Huperethon to pass…

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  • Inanna's Descent In Greek Mythology

    Reasons The world was created by many methods for various reasons; according to the myths, a lot of gods and goddesses were born after this world was created. By their own roles, they have ruled over from a small tribe to a big society that is larger than a country with diverse names. Inanna, Ishtar, and Aphrodite are the goddesses who have similar roles, personalities, and characteristics but different names because those three regions of myths are adjoined. However, the faraway continents…

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  • Character Of Hephaestus In Homer's Odyssey

    and have a hot temper. Hephaestus may also be referenced in a disabled character, who uses his brains and skill to win against more able-bodied adversaries. A Hephaestus character may also be vengeful, and seek to have revenge on those that wrong him, such as his adulterous wife Aphrodite and his treacherous mother Hera. Hades, or Pluto, is the god of the underworld and the wealth in the earth. He is the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. He watches over the passage of souls from the world of the…

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  • Crayen, Paw, And The Stones

    Crayen, Paw, and the Stones The hero was born from a grapefruit seed his name is Crayen. His mother, Persephone, queen of the underworld, ate the grapefruit seed and after a shimmer of Cesium fell into a deep sleep for six days. After she awoke she was pregnant with her first and only child. When Crayen was born it shook the whole world and the underworld. After six days of being an infant, Crayen turned into a preteen. Persephone gave her son a gift on this day, she gave him Paw, the puppy of…

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  • The Importance Of Greek Goddesses In Homeric Hymn To Demeter

    In Homer’s Homeric Hymn to Demeter she was known to have a “ golden scepter and goodly crops” Being an earth Goddess, her colors are more earth toned, this includes Green, dark brown, gold, navy blue, and pinks for flowers and fruits. She also “taught humans how to sow and plough so they can end their nomadic existence.” “She can also cross dimensional barriers between worlds and alter her form to appear as an elderly woman” ( She did not have many…

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  • Siren Song Analysis

    Both “Siren Song” by Margaret Atwood paired with Ulysses The Sirens by John Williams Waterhouse use the myth of Ulysses to show that he was surrounded by sirens and tied to an long pole and couldn't break loose.The Sirens were scary and dangerous creatures that seduced the sailors with their attractive voices to their doom and causing the ships to ruin by the island.The Sirens likes to hurt people by luring sailors with their enchanting music to their…

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