per-SE-fo-neh] In Greek mythology, was the queen of the Underworld, the Kore or young maiden, and the daughter of Demeter. (see Kore)
Consort of Hades. Daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Kidnapped by Hades, and forced to live part of each year in his realm because she ate a seed from his pomegranate.
(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina