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Goddess of fertility, wine, agriculture
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A Pre-Raphaelite Proserpine (1873–1877) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Tate Gallery, London)
Temples Aventine Hill (with Liber and Ceres)
Festivals Liberalia
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Consort Liber, Dis Pater (various traditions)
Parents Ceres
Siblings Liber (various traditions)
Greek equivalent Persephone, Ariadne
Roman equivalent Libera

Proserpina is the goddess of Spring and queen the Underworld in Roman mythology.

In Greece, there was a goddess who was like Proserpina called Persephone. It is likely that her name comes from the Latin word "proserpere," which means "to emerge" or to come out, in English. She was the daughter of Ceres and Jupiter

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