2 edition of Persephone, a study of two worlds. found in the catalog.
Persephone, a study of two worlds.
|LC Classifications||BD331 .S82|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 367 p.|
|Number of Pages||367|
|LC Control Number||61001495|
There are a lot of Persephone and Hades retellings out there. Believe it or not, that wasn't the case back when I wrote Persephone. In the year I worked on Persephone, so did several other completely unconnected authors. I've been told this is a common phenomenon in publishing. An idea gets in the air, and several different. Provides the story of Hades and his importance in Greek mythology, including his connection to such figures as Zeus and Persephone, and describes the role of myths in the modern world. Preview this book»5/5(4).
Persephone, the daughter of the goddess of the earth, marries Hades, the lord of the underworld; Persephone lives with her mother all but four months of the year. This Greek myth was created to explain. the rising and setting of the sun. the existence of evil in the world. the ebb and flow of the tides. the changing of the seasons. Persephone, Demeter, and Hades questions. Study and discussion questions for Persephone, Demeter, and Hades by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.
In the video game, "Bioshock 2", Persephone is the name given to the prison facility that spans over two levels, Inner Persephone and Outer Persephone. The comic Epicurus the Sage by William Messner-Loebs and Sam Kieth features a fractured version of the abduction of Persephone, adding in the comic twist that Hades and Persephone had staged the. Persephone, Demeter, and Hades Resources Websites. Theoi A great website for all things mythical. Death and the Maiden The myth of Persephone, Demeter, and Hades is considered the original "death and the maiden" story, which inspired a ton of European artwork. Learn more, and check out some great art, at this website. Videogames. God of War.
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Persephone: a Study of Two Worlds Unknown Binding – January 1, by D. Streatfeild (Author)Author: D. Streatfeild. Persephone, a study of two worlds.
London, Routledge and Paul  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D Streatfeild. Hardcover: pages Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul; 1st ed.
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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Reviews. Persephone: a study of two worlds / by D. Streatfeild. The book itself is divided into two parts. The first consists of essays by R. Gordon Wasson, Stella Kramrisch, and Jonathan Ott covering everything from analysis of the last meal of the Buddha and the connections in mythology between the lightning bolt and the mushroom to the systematic gathering of evidence across cultures and history of the widespread use of Cited by: That’s why my end-of-year Best Books list are always in order.
It feels incomplete otherwise. And so, with the Persephone Readathon happening, I thought I’d rank all the Persephone Books I’ve read. (Not including the two I’m currently reading.) 1 = least favourite; 57 = most favourite.
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The next shes fighting off Boreas, the brutal god of Winter, and learning that shes a bonafide goddessa rare daughter of the now-dead Zeus.
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The myth of Persephone's annual symbolic death and resurrection was the basis of one the largest religious celebrations in ancient Greece, known as the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Both Persephone and Demeter were the stars of these celebrations. The Mysteries date to way back in the day and are said to have gone on for about two thousand years.
A letter with news and information about the world of Persephone Books. 21 April This is the second Persephone Lockdown Letter and although in one sense there is no news, in another I know that nevertheless you, our lovely readers, want to know how. This is a book about Persephone the daughter of Demeter the goddess of growth.
Persephone is taken by Hades the goddess of the underworld to be his queen. Demeter is so sadden by this that she turns earth dark and cold. So Demeter has Hermes the messenger of father Zeus, god of the sky to go to the underworld to get her daughter.4/5.
Persephone as a vegetation goddess and her mother Demeter were the central figures of the Eleusinian Mysteries, which promised the initiated a more enjoyable prospect after death. In some versions, Persephone is the mother of Zeus ' sons Dionysus, Iacchus, or Zagreus.
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Just as the frost kills the fields and the vines, these two gods—unlike the Olympians—live in a world filled with regular suffering.
Hades, wanting a queen, kidnaps Demeter’s only child, Persephone. Demeter wanders the earth in aimless despair, eventually resting in Eleusis in human disguise. Study Guide. Persephone (Proserpine) Persephone takes on the illustrated world in this comic book about her adventures with her mom.
Quite the dynamic duo. In this kids' book, Persephone falls for the bad boy in school. Yep, you guessed it:. His pioneering world in the field of ethnomycology and ethnobotany in the 's and 50's lead him to be the first person from the western world to partake in the sacred mushroom rituals of Mesoamerica in The book itself is divided into two parts.
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