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Persephone, the Queen of the Underworld

Persephone was the Queen of the Underworld

Family Tree of Persephone

Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, the Greek goddess of vegetation. Because of her purity, Persephone was often referred to 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.

Roman name: Proserpina

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