Rapt of Persephone by Hades

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Carole Raddato
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published on 28 January 2015
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Rapt of Persephone by Hades

Relief depicting the rapt of Persephone by Hades. Emerging from the earth, the god of the underworld and underground forces, Hades, kidnaps his niece, Persephone, with whom he is in love. Found at the Roman Villa of Chiragan, France. Early Roman Empire. (Musée des Antiques de Toulouse)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, January 28). Rapt of Persephone by Hades. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3566/

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Raddato, Carole. "Rapt of Persephone by Hades." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 28, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3566/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Rapt of Persephone by Hades." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Jan 2015. Web. 27 May 2020.

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