Welcome to JetNation.com
- Start new topics and reply to others
- Subscribe to topics and forums to get email updates
- Get your own profile page and make new friends
- Send personal messages to other members.
Why is the statue Persephone atop the white house?
Posted 08 August 2007 - 01:24 AM
Livin' the dream....
Posted 08 August 2007 - 02:03 AM
Why would they put a statue of Persephone atop the white house? Persephone is known as the terrible Queen of the dead, and the Queen of the Underworld. weird......
I think you just answered your own question.
Posted 08 August 2007 - 02:07 AM
The figure of Persephone is well-known today. Her story has great emotional power: an innocent maiden, a mother's grief at the abduction, and the return of her daughter. It is also cited frequently as a paradigm of myths that explain natural processes, with the descent and return of the goddess bringing about the change of seasons.
I am missing something?
Nowhere does it say she is Queen of the dead...
Posted 08 August 2007 - 02:11 AM
I'm a tangled puppet<br />
I might be a mess<br />
But I sure can survive
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users