Demeter the earth goddess Picture

this is a drawing of Demeter waiting for persephones return from the underworld. the myth states that hades abducted Persephone and Demeter cursed the world and the world had brought forth no grain. when Zeus found out, he sent hermes to the underworld and ordered hades to restore Persephone to her mother. but hades had a claim on her because while she was there, he had fed her food from the underworld. so persephone was bound to spend 4 months in the underworld every year and when she was gone, Demeter took back her gifts from the world (winter) and when persephone returned, she let things grow (spring). that is one greek myth that relates to Demeter and this picture shows Demeter waiting for persephones return durring the winter.
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