Olympian Gods » Demeter
Demeter, the Goddess of Agriculture
Roman name: Ceres
Family of Demeter
Parents: Demeter was a child of the Titans Cronus and Rhea.
Siblings: Demeter had five siblings. Three brothers (Zeus, Poseidon and Hades), and two sisters (Hestia and Hera).
Children: Persephone, the goddess of the Underworld
Demeter's Personality and her Role as a Goddess
Demeter was a peace-loving deity and the source of all growth and life; she was the goddess who provided all nutrition on the earth and taught mortals how to cultivate the earth and ease life. Demeter was most appreciated for introducing wheat to mankind, making man different from animals.
Appearance of Demeter
Demeter was a rich-haired woman with golden tresses and slender feet. She was usually wearing a dark cloak and was holding a golden sword in her hands. .
Symbols of Demeter
The symbols of Demeter were the ear of wheat and the grains, as well as the crocus flower, the narcissus, the myrtle and the daffodil.