Persephone was the Queen of the Underworld
"I 'd rather be a slave to the worst of masters than be king of all the dead."
Achilles, Main hero of the Trojan War
Family Tree of Persephone
Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, the Greek goddess of vegetation. Because of her purity, Persephone was often defined as "Kore", meaning the "maid".
The Role of Persephone
While her mother was the goddess of vegetation, Persephone symbolized the young vegetation. When she was abducted by Hades, the king of the dead, she became the queen of the Underworld.
Appearance of Persephone
Persephone was famous for her white hands.
The Roman name of Persephone is "Proserpina"