Myth-Inspired Child Portraits - Persephone by Max Eremine Takes on the Changing of Seasons (GALLERY)
Persephone by Kinuko Y. Craft
Goddess Power: Persephone!
'Shadow Side' by Helena Nelson Reed. Hades and Persephone.
PROSERPINA an ancient Roman spring goddess whose Greek equivalent is Persephone. The probable origin of her name comes from the Latin, “proserpere” or “to emerge,” in respect to the growing of grain and other plants.
The Eleusinian Mysteries (Greek: Ἐλευσίνια Μυστήρια) were initiation ceremonies held every year for the cult of Demeter and Persephone based at Eleusis in ancient Greece.They are the "most famous of the secret religious rites of ancient Greece". It is thought that their basis was an old agrarian cult which probably goes back to the Mycenean period (c. 1600 – 1100 BC)and it is believed that the cult of Demeter was established in 1500 BC.The mysteries represented the myth of the abduction of…