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Perse! one Julia Dillon, 3rd Period
Perse! one
Julia Dillon, 3rd Period

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Family Tree

Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010
Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010

Cronus

Rhea

Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010
Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010
Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010
Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010
Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010

Demeter

Zeus

Family Tree Cronus Rhea Demeter Zeus Persephone Hades (Dillman, Meredith, Persephone) Sunday, May 2, 2010
Persephone Hades
Persephone
Hades

(Dillman, Meredith, Persephone)

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Persephone’s Story

Persephone’s Story Demeter, the goddess of fertility and agriculture, and Zeus, the king of Gods are

Demeter, the goddess of fertility and agriculture, and Zeus, the king of Gods are Persephone’s parents. Persephone was playing in a field one day when she was abducted by Hades, and taken to the underworld. Hades kidnapped her to make her his wife.Demeter was upset because she could not find Persephone.

her his wife.Demeter was upset because she could not find Persephone. (Gods and Goddesses, pg. 60)

(Gods and Goddesses, pg. 60)

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Persephone’s Story Cont.

Persephone’s Story Cont. To get back at the God’s for not helping her find Persephone, Demeter
Persephone’s Story Cont. To get back at the God’s for not helping her find Persephone, Demeter

To get back at the God’s for not helping her find Persephone, Demeter did not let any of the plants grow on Earth. Zeus realized that if Demeter stayed angry, no one would have any food. Zeus sent Hermes to the Underworld to get Persephone, but Persephone had already eaten pomegranate, the fruit of marriage. To get Persephone back, Zeus and Hades worked out an agreement.

pomegranate, the fruit of marriage. To get Persephone back, Zeus and Hades worked out an agreement.
pomegranate, the fruit of marriage. To get Persephone back, Zeus and Hades worked out an agreement.

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Persephone’s Story Cont.

Persephone’s Story Cont. In the agreement, Persephone was to be with Demeter for 2/3 of the

In the agreement, Persephone was to be with Demeter for 2/3 of the year, and she would be with Hades for 1/3 of the year. When Persephone is with Demeter, Demeter is happy, so the Earth is fertile for 2/3 of the year. When Persephone is with Hades, Demeter is mad, so the Earth is not fertile. This myth explains the change of the seasons.

(World Book Encyclopedia, pg. 295)
(World Book Encyclopedia, pg. 295)

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Other Facts

Other Facts Persephone’s other name is Kore. She is also referred to as the Maiden of
Other Facts Persephone’s other name is Kore. She is also referred to as the Maiden of
Other Facts Persephone’s other name is Kore. She is also referred to as the Maiden of

Persephone’s other name is Kore. She is also referred to as the Maiden of Beautiful Ankles.

In the Oddessey , she is referred to as the Iron Queen. Oddessey, she is referred to as the Iron Queen.

Persephone is in two other myths, Adonis and Pirithous and Theseus. Adonis and Pirithous and Theseus.

is in two other myths, Adonis and Pirithous and Theseus. Some people think that Persephone ate

Some people think that Persephone ate the pomegranate on purpose, so she could break away from her mom, Demeter.

think that Persephone ate the pomegranate on purpose, so she could break away from her mom,

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Works Cited

Works Cited “Persephone.” World Book Encyclopedia. Volume 15. 2001. Print. Houle, Michelle. Gods and Goddesses .

“Persephone.” World Book Encyclopedia. Volume 15. 2001. Print.Works Cited Houle, Michelle. Gods and Goddesses . Berkley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2001. Print. “Persephone.”

Houle, Michelle. Gods and Goddesses . Berkley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2001. Print. Gods and Goddesses. Berkley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2001. Print.

“Persephone.” Wikipedia.com. n.p. 28 April. 2010. Web. 2 May. 2010. Wikipedia.com. n.p. 28 April. 2010. Web. 2 May. 2010.

Stylianou, Nicos. “Demeter, the ancient greek earth goddess.” igreekmythology.com. n.p. 2009. Web. 2 May. 2010. igreekmythology.com. n.p. 2009. Web. 2 May. 2010.

“Demeter, the ancient greek earth goddess.” igreekmythology.com. n.p. 2009. Web. 2 May. 2010. Sunday, May 2,

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Pictures from

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Sunday, May 2, 2010