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Did Hades abduct Persephone?
The ancient Greek and Roman accounts of Persephone universally agree that Hades abducted Persephone against her will and raped her. Both literary and artistic representations of the event unambiguously portray it as a forcible abduction.
Did Hades eat the pomegranate?
Hades sadly hitched his horses to his chariot and prepared to take Persephone back. But before they left, he offered Persephone one last thing to eat “ a ripe, blood red pomegranate.
Why did Persephone go to the underworld?
After eating six of the seeds, Persephone was approached by the Fates, who told her she would forever remain in the Underworld as Hades’ Queen. Because Hades had deceivingly tricked the young Persephone into eating the pomegranate, he was commanded to allow Persephone to visit her poor mother above his domain.
What color are Persephone’s eyes?
Is Persephone dark skinned?
She isn’t bound by American concepts about race. She’s open to interpretation, and can take any number of forms just as every Greek God is able to do. But by origin, Persephone is Greek. Greeks are not Africans, but sometimes they are described as having olive skin, which is slightly darker.
Why is Persephone Bringer of Death?
Since according to myths there’s no light in the Underworld, destroyer of light is also fitting. But Persephone came back from the Underworld, so she is a destoryer of death in the sense that she overcame death, and she is a bringer of light (the light as the knowledge of the Underworld).
Why did Persephone turns Minthe into mint?
MINTHE was a Naiad-nymph of Mount Mintha in Elis (southern Greece) loved by the god Haides. When she claimed to be superior to his wife Persephone, the angry goddess transformed her into a mint plant.
Does Hades like Minthe?
Minthe Lusts After Hades When she saw him, she knew that she wanted to be with him. The feeling was actually mutual and Hades was attracted to her, as well. The two began their affair so that they could explore their attraction to each other.
Does Persephone turn Minthe into mint?
While Minthe resided in the river of the underworld, it was said that she had a relationship with Hades. Angry, Persephone turns Menthe into the Mint plant by stepping on her with all her might. In some versions, it’s Hades who was attracted by Menthe’s beauty and had an affair.
What powers does Minthe have?
Minthe can be convinced or manipulated easily by others who are close to her, such as Thetis. Minthe can also be a manipulator herself, especially towards Hades, who she often verbally abuses.