Tag Archives: Persephone

CYANE reveals Persephone’s Sash to Demeter

In Greek mythology  CYANE  was a water nymph named after the beautiful colour of her sacred pool. She is remembered as She who witnessed Hades, the God of the Underworld, sexually assaulting the daughter of Demeter, Persephone. Sighting this act … Continue reading

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DEIPHOBE takes the GOLDEN BOUGH to the Underworld

The priestess Deiphobe was a Sibyl, a prophetess who presided over the Apollonian oracle at Cummae in Italy. She lived in a cave , writing her prophecies on oak leaves. It is said that the Hero Anneas visited her to … Continue reading

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Demeter and the dead Earth……

A print of a part of my most favourite of myths…. As we head towards the Autumn Equinox /Mabon – the turn towards Autumn describes some of the events within the myth of Demeter and Persephone . At this time … Continue reading

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