Thursday, November 25, 2010

November 25th

November 25th is a day sacred to Prosperina.

Proserpina (sometimes spelt Proserpine, Prosperine or Prosperina) is an ancient Roman goddess whose story is the basis of a myth ofSpringtime. 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 Liberand 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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