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The Ancient Greek Underworld and Hades - Ancient/Classical History
A look at what we know about the concept of Hades and the ancient Greek Underworld.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greekdeath/a/092909Afterlife.htm
Major Greek Underworld Myths - Persephone and Others
A quick look at some of the main Greek Underworld myths.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/hades/p/121710-Greek-Underworld-Myths.htm
Underworld Map - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The Underworld is the land of the dead. There haven't been too many people who visited and lived to tell about it and of those who did, well... let's just say ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/maps/ss/mapsindex_6.htm
Gods and Goddesses of Death and the Underworld
In many cultures, gods of the underworld and death are celebrated during the harvest time. Learn about these gods and goddesses who preside over the ...
http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/samhainoctober31/a/GodsOfDeath.htm
Hades - The Greek God of the Dead and the Underworld
Basic Myth: With permission from his brother Zeus, Hades springs out of the earth and captures Persephone, dragging her off to be his queen in the Underworld.
http://gogreece.about.com/cs/mythology/a/mythhades.htm
Odyssey Book XI - Nekuia - Odysseus' Trip to the Underworld
Homer Odyssey Book XI -- The Nekuia. In the Odyssey by Homer Odysseues travels to the Underworld.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/weekly/aa081500a.htm
Persephone, Goddess of the Underworld - Fast Facts - Greece Travel
The narcissus, which Hades planted in a meadow to entice her to pluck it; pulling on the flower opened up the Underworld and Hades sprang out, carrying her ...
http://gogreece.about.com/cs/mythology/a/mythpersephone.htm
Hercules in the Underworld - How Many Trips Did Hercules Make to ...
Hercules (Herakles), like some of the other major heroes, went to the Underworld . Unlike the others, he seems to have repeated his visit while still alive.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/hercules/f/020509HercHades.htm
The Underworld Adventure of Aeneas in The Aeneid
In Book VI of The Aeneid by Vergil (or Virgil), Aeneas has an underworld adventure like Odysseus in The Odyssey of Homer.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/aeneid/a/aa082200a.htm
Sisyphus Punished While Persephone Watches in the Underworld
When he was still alive, Sisyphus led an evil enough life to warrant eternal torture in the Underworld. Learn about this tricky figure from Greek mythology.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greekdeath/ss/090211-Persephone-Watches-The-Punishment-Of-Sisyphus-In-The-Underworld.htm
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