A greek mythology story about how seasons were made.
The Reason for Seasons The purpose of this story is to explain how seasons were made.
Demeter, the goddess of agriculture, had a daughter. Her daughter's name was Persephone. She loved her daughter.
Hades went to walk his three headed dog, Cerberus, and Cerberus went right up to Persephone and played with her. Hades instantly fell in love with Persephone. He kidnapped her and took down into the underworld.
Hades locked her away. She didn't eat because if you eat food in the underworld, you'll be stuck there. After a while, she ate a few pomegranate seeds, and was very sad. Demeter was looking all over for her.
Zeus found out and ordered Hermes to strike a deal with Hades. Hermes prepared to go to the underworld.
Hermes and Hades made a deal. Half the year, Persephone was with her husband, Hades. The other half she was with her mother, Demeter. When she was with Hades, Demeter would lets the crops die which was fall and winter.When she was Persephone, the crops would flourish which was spring and summer. That's how the seasons were made.
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