Who was Proserpina?
The Roman goddess of Springtime, flowers, and the Queen of the Underworld.
Proserpina or Proserpine is an ancient Roman goddess whose cult, myths and mysteries were based on those of Greek Persephone and her mother Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain and agriculture. The Romans identified Proserpina with their native fertility goddess Libera, daughter of the grain and agriculture goddess Ceres and wife to Liber. In 204 BCE, a new "greek-style" cult to Ceres and Proserpina as "Mother and Maiden" was imported from southern Italy, along with…
Proserpina was the goddess of seasons was tricked into marring Pluto, the god of the underworld was the daughter of Ceres, the goddess of grains was kidnapped by Pluto with permission from Jupiter god of the dead.That's why we have cool and cold in fall and winter because Proserpina is with her mother for half a year and with Pluto for the other half.