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“Demeter”

 

Description from Sandi a: Demeter is the goddess of agriculture in greek mythology. Demeter had a daughter named Persephone well Persephone's father Zeus promised her to his brother Hades but Demeter did not agree so one day when Persephone was picking flowers Hades abducted the girl.Demeter got so angry she left mount olympus and took the form of a mortal.While she grieved she let all the plants die.The other gods decided they just had to get Persephone back.But when Hermes was about to take her back Hades gave her four pomegranite seeds and in her excitement Persephone ate them.So then Persephone had to stay in the underworld 4 months of the year.So Demeter grieves.That is the story of winter.

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  1. Luna Chick aka Coral
    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Great mythology lesson. Is this the first of more to come?

  2. Karokat
    Karokat says:

    Neat pick and description. I love Greek mythology!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    The Romans called Demeter “Ceres”. Agriculture back then was mainly grains, hence our word cereal.

  4. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    I love the elements you’ve chosen for this pick. Great representation of Demeter!

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