Demeter, the Goddess of Agriculture and Fertility in Greek Mythology

2017-01-14T21:19:56+00:00 Categories: Greek Mythology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Demeter is the goddess of agriculture, fertility and grain in Greek mythology. She is the daughter of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea, and she is the mother of Persephone, the queen of the underworld.  Her name in Roman mythology is [...]

Persephone, the Queen of the Underworld and the Harbinger of Spring

2017-01-14T21:28:54+00:00 Categories: Greek Mythology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Persephone was the wife of Hades and the goddess of the underworld, the realm of the dead. The word “Persephone” was considered by some linguists to have the meaning “she who kills the light”.  Her counterpart in Roman mythology was [...]