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Greek Mythology - Persephone ate six pomegranate seeds while in the underworld, and was obliged to return there for six months out of every year. Book cover art - Persephone and the Pomegranate.

Persephone - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Persephone (aka Kore) was the Greek goddess of vegetation, especially grain, and the wife of Hades, with whom she rules the Underworld.

“Proserpina’s themes are divination, protection and purification. Her symbols are candles, corn (corn is the name for whatever cereal grain is in common use. The Roman cereal crops were wheat and barley, and they also used millet) and pomegranates.

Goddess Proserpina

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Demeter and Persephone.Mother and Daughter by Meinrad Craighead. From Meinrad Craighead Studio: Crow Mother and the Dog God, A Retrospective

Drew Kirkland : Photography : Persephone and Hades

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Persephone - queen of the underworld

In Greek mythology, Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and the harvest-goddess Demeter, the wife of Hades and queen of the underworld.