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Who is Persephone in Greek mythology?

Persephone. Persephone, Latin Proserpina or Proserpine, in Greek religion, daughter of Zeus, the chief god, and Demeter, the goddess of agriculture; she was the wife of Hades, king of the underworld.

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Similarly, it is asked, what is Persephone the goddess of in Greek mythology?

Goddess of the underworld As goddess of death, she was also called a daughter of Zeus and Demeter, the river that formed the boundary between Earth and the underworld.

Subsequently, question is, who is Persephone father? Zeus

Beside this, who was Persephone's lover?

Zeus Hades

Why did Persephone eat pomegranates?

By eating a few pomegranate seeds, Persephone tied herself to Hades—the pomegranate being a symbol of the indissolubility of marriage. Inconsolable at the loss of her daughter, the corn goddess Demeter prevented the earth from bearing fruit unless she saw her daughter again.

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