Proserpina

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Pro·ser·pi·na

 (prō-sûr′pə-nə) also Pro·ser·pi·ne (prō-sûr′pə-nē, prŏs′ər-pīn′)
n. Roman Mythology
The daughter of Ceres who became the goddess of the underworld when Pluto carried her away and made her his wife.

Proserpina

(prəʊˈsɜːpɪnə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of the underworld. Greek counterpart: Persephone

Per•seph•o•ne

(pərˈsɛf ə ni)

n.
an ancient Greek goddess, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, abducted by Hades to be queen of the underworld.
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Noun1.Proserpina - goddess of the underworldProserpina - goddess of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Persephone
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For the color, we use only the earth," says Prosperine Mwelma, 60, dressed in a bright blue and yellow wrap and holding a paint brush.
They include the studies Pandora and La Donna della Fiamma, and the 1882 painting Prosperine which illustrated a mythological tale of pain and separation that the pair could closely relate to.
16) For all concerned the primary impact was the goddesses, descending in order, as Villamediana records: first Pallas (Queen Anna), flanked by Juno (the countess of Suffolk) and Venus (Madame Rich); then Vesta (the countess of Hertford), Diana (the countess of Bedford), and Prosperine (the countess of Derby); next Macaria (Lady Hatton), Concordia (the countess of Nottingham), and Astraea (Lady Walsingham); and finally Flora (Lady Vere), Ceres (Lady Hastings), and Tethys (Lady Hazard).