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Extra resources for Demeter & Persephone: Spring Held Hostage, A Greek Myth (Graphic Universe)
New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 2001. Macdonald provides an introduction to the traditions and religious beliefs of the ancient Greeks, with photographs, illustrations, and detailed diagrams. MythWeb. html. This site, with a searchable encyclopedia, provides students with information on gods, goddesses, and places in Greek myth. –ca. D. 17), Edith Hamilton’s Mythology, and the New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology. Artist Steve Kurth used classical Greek art, such as painted vases and stone carvings, and anthropological sources to create the story’s visual details.
Html. This site, with a searchable encyclopedia, provides students with information on gods, goddesses, and places in Greek myth. –ca. D. 17), Edith Hamilton’s Mythology, and the New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology. Artist Steve Kurth used classical Greek art, such as painted vases and stone carvings, and anthropological sources to create the story’s visual details. David Mulroy of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ensured historical and visual accuracy. original pencil sketch from page 30 index Aphrodite, 32 Apollo, 33 Ares, 9, 32 Artemis, 33 Athena, 9, 32 Hades: given the underworld by Zeus, 8; judging souls, 16–22; kidnapping Persephone, 12–14 Hera, 8, 27, 32, 33 Hermes, 33, 34, 36, 37 Bacchus, 9, 33 Mount Olympus, 8, 9, 10, 27, 29, 32, 34 Cerberus, 14, 15, 36, 42 Charon, 15, 16, 36 Persephone: kidnapping of, 12–14; marriage to Hades, 34, 40; return to Earth, 35, 37, 43 Poseidon, 8, 9, 32 Demeter: at Eleusis, 28–30, 44; giving gift of agriculture, 44–45; and harvest celebrations, 6–7, 8, 40, 41; reunion with Persephone, 37; searching for Persephone, 24–26 Demophoon, 29, 44, 45 Elysian Fields, 16, 17, 22–23, 34 Rhea, 39 Styx, 15, 16 Zeus: dividing the world, 8; as part of Persephone’s kidnapping, 10, 11, 34; as ruler of Mount Olympus, 8, 27, 32 Furies, 18–19 about the authors and the artist justine and ron fontes met at a publishing house in New York City, where Ron worked in the comic book department and Justine was an editorial assistant in children’s books.
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