“[Family life must have been different] in the days when a family had fed on the produce of the same few miles of country for six generations...”
“In some older versions of Persephone’s story, she was a young woman, not a young girl, and instead of accidentally wandering away, she...”
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THE MESO-AMERICAN CULTURES STILL EXIST. THE MAYA ARE STILL LIVING. THE AZTECA ARE STILL LIVING. MOST ARE STILL ALIVE TODAY AND ARE FIGHTING TO RETAIN THEIR RIGHTS TO THEIR SACRED SITES, RITUALS, AND PRACTICES BECAUSE PEOPLE THINK THEIR CULTURES ARE DEAD WHEN THEY’RE NOT. THEY ARE STILL LIVING....
sources for prepatriarchal persephone
here you go have these oh look so many "However, long before the mythical Hades was ever conceived, in more ancient, pre-patriarchal times, Persephone was Queen of the Underworld and was another form of Hecate. Originally, the Triple Goddess was represented by Kore, the virgin; Demeter, the mother p...