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Foerster, Der Raub and die Riickkehr der Persephone (1874); A.
With this may be compared the festivals of Adonis and Osiris and the myth of Persephone.
Here were represented Isis and Serapis, Helios, the Mother of the Gods, the Fates, Demeter and Persephone; but no trace of these temples remains.
The central fact of her cult was the story of her daughter Persephone (Proserpine), a favourite subject in classical poetry.