Rape of Persephone

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Rape of Persephone
2001.Pluto und Prosperina-Glocken Fontäne Rondell-Sanssouci Steffen Heilfort.JPG
A statue depicting the kidnapping of Persephone by Hades
GroupingClassical mythology
Sub groupingSpirit
MythologyGreek Mythology
Rape of Persephone. Hades with his horses and Persephone (down). An Apulian red-figure volute krater, c. 340 BC. Antikensammlung Berlin

The Rape of Persephone is a classical mythological subject in Western art, depicting the abduction of Persephone by Hades.

Examples include:


  1. ^ THE ROYAL COURT IN ANCIENT MACEDONIA: THE EVIDENCE FOR ROYAL TOMBS, in A. Erskine et al. (eds.), The Hellenistic Court (Bristol 2017) page 410