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, in Greek and Roman religion and mythology, goddess of fertility and queen of the underworld. She was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter. When she was still a beautiful maiden, Pluto seized her and held her captive in his underworld.
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Proserpine, 1878, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-82), watercolour with bodycolour on paper mounted on wood, 77.
In Proserpine, Saint-Saens adopts Wagner's leitmotif techniques as well as some of his texture and chromaticism, but without losing the traditional French traits of clarity, order, balance and proportion.
The Tower instructs Psyche on the various measures she must follow to descend into Hades and to arrive at the court of Proserpine.
In the poem, Lawrence alludes to Pluto, who was "Proserpine's master", as "the dark one" (63), as well as to Persephone, Proserpine and Ceres.
Haunting: Proserpine, by Dante Gabriel Rosetti (Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery).
A scene from John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, by William Hogarth (Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery) Self Portrait, by John Randall Bratby (University of Birmingham) The Last of England, by Ford Madox Brown (Birmingham Museums) The Church at Varengeville, by Claude Monet (The Barber Institute of Fine Arts) The Harvest Wagon, by Thomas Gainsborough (The Barber Institute of Fine Arts) Below: An example of a tagged work of art online Right: Proserpine, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery)
Within the somewherehouse, the great myths of Greece and Yorubaland combine, as Mama Proserpine shares an inimical relationship with Aya.
Les Romains, quant a eux, racontaient que les sirenes etaient a l'origine des suivantes de Proserpine, et que c'est suite a l'episode de l'enlevement de Proserpine que Ceres, sa mere, les a transformees en femmes-oiseaux.
A short flight took us into Proserpine, the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the supposed sunnier climes of our second destination, Queensland.
The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) announced yesterday that flight safety checks will be carried out at Rockhampton, Proserpine, Bowen, Townsville, Ingham, Mareeba, Far North, Gladstone, Bundaberg and Innisfail aerodromes.
in ground gone dun hounding Proserpine but here, fond, found.