Fields of Mourning, Where Grieving Love-Sick Women Retire

January 23, 2020 - General
Phaèdra by Alexandre Cabanel (1818) Musee Fabre. (Public Domain)

Hidden deep within the bowels of the earth and ruled by the god Hades and his wife Persephone, the ancient Greek Underworld was the kingdom of the dead, the sunless, cold and shadowy place where the souls of those who died went after death. 


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