Persephone was the daughter of the Godess of the seasons. Now before, there was 1 season all the time Summer.
But one day Hades saw Persephone and thought she was beautiful; so he kidnapped her and took her to the underworld.
Even then, she would not accept his offer to marry him so she stayed in the underworld for a few weeks, until her mother came looking for her. The Mother talked to Hades and as Her and her daughter were leaving, a soul ran up to Hades, and told him he caught her eating a Pomergranite.
She expressed that it was only the seed, and she had been so hungry. Hades apologized but said it still counted. Hades and her mother struck a deal to only have her spend half the year with him in the underworld IF she married him. (Fall and Winter)
Her mother (The Goddess of Seasons) is what causes the seasons. During the spring/summer, while Persophone is with her, She is happy and it's warm and everything is alive. But in the fall/Winter, while Persephone is with her husband in the underworld, she is sad, and that's why everything dies.
*Update: Sorry, had to fix some of that. All of this was done from memory.
Hades' wife is Persephone, Persephone is a Goddess. Gods and Goddesses don't die, they are immortal.
King Hades and Queen Persephone.
Hades and Persephone and the minor gods and goddesses.
Persephone has one husband, and that is Hades. In the entire history of Greek Gods and Goddesses, Hades and Persephone are the only couple that never cheated on one another.
Persephone only has 1 husband, and that is Hades. In fact, in the entire expanse of Greek Gods and Goddesses Hades and Persephone are the only couple that never cheated on each other.
Gods have a tendency to marry other Gods, and when the only Gods are family.. you marry what is available. Persephone is incredibly beautiful, and Hades fell in love with her. At first she disliked him greatly, but I do believe after some time she came to love him.
Hades forced Persephone into marrige because he thought she was beautiful and the gods did not care about if they are getting married to their family members. Persephone did not have a choice to get married after Hades kidnapped her so he would be able to marry her. Even though Persephone refused to get married Hades foced her harder and harder. The more she refused the harder Hades would force her to get married!
They are brothers by Cronus and Rhea. They are married; Zeus to Hera, and Hades to Persephone.
No: Demeter and Hades were brother and sister, so older then Persephone, and after Persephone was made Queen of the Underworld she met gods and goddesses older still.
The chthonic gods/goddesses are: Hades Persephone Hecate Hermes Dionysus Demeter [sometimes included]
Hades had the approval of Zeus before he acted to kidnap Persephone, it was only Demeter who did not know what had become of her daughter; Persephone herself either accepted Hades or was tricked into eating from the fruit of the Underworld thus gaining domain beside Hades as his Queen (between the autumn and spring, Persephone was with him); further after Persephone was reunited with Demeter, their union was celebrated by the gods and goddesses of Greek Myth.
The legend is that the who favoured the:Greeks were: Hera, Athena, and Thetis. GODS who were uncommitted were: Zeus, Hades, Hermes, Iris, Persephone and Demeter.Trojans were: Aphrodite, Apollo, Poseidon, and (for a while) Athena.Uncommitted were: Zeus, Hades, Hermes, Iris, Persephone and Demeter.