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The legend of Minthe by CORinAZONe The legend of Minthe by CORinAZONe
In Greek mythology, Minthe (also Menthe, Mentha, Mintho; Greek: Μένθη;) was a naiad associated with the river Cocytus. She was dazzled by Hades' golden chariot and was about to be seduced by him had not Queen Persephone intervened and metamorphosed Minthe into the pungently sweet-smelling mint,
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KalahariMeerkatfan Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
When I heard what Persephone did I was surprised, and here I thought she was an innocent woman who was snatched by the god of death. I like Leuce and Hades more though, a truly tragic love story. But I love the details of this.
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sango2000 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
my favorite part of this myth is when persephone turns her into a plant...obviously i don't like minthe
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LadyGemma Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student Artist
What is that coming out of the ground? It looks like an arm? Either way, this is really nice.
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CORinAZONe Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's the hand of Hades from the underworld
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LadyGemma Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Student Artist
Oh.
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quev Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
This is one of my favorite myths, but so few know it.
It really is beautiful :heart:
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soliloquyof-ashadow Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2008
Wow, your drawing is beautiful! and I've actually learnt more about greek mythology:) I love greek mythology. Where did you hear of this myth? :D
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Zandraka Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
great work
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