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Mythology & Beliefs: Proserpine
For Proserpine, See Persephone.

Proserpina in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology [PERSEPHONE.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Proserpina in Wikipedia Proserpina (sometimes spelt Proserpine, Prosperine or Prosperina) is an ancient Roman goddess whose story is the basis of a myth of Springtime. Her Greek goddess' equivalent is Persephone[1]. The probable origin of her name comes from the Latin, "proserpere" or "to emerge," in respect to the growing of grain. Proserpina was subsumed by the cult of Libera[2], an ancient fertility goddess, wife of Liber and is also considered a life–death–rebirth deity. She was the daughter of Ceres, goddess of agriculture and crops[3] and Jupiter, the god of sky and thunder...

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