Demeter

Roman Name: Ceres

FAMILY

Demeter was the mother of Persephone, and daughter of Cronus and Rhea.Consort of Zeus and lover of Lesion.

ORIGIN

Demeter was born in Olympia, but is not one of the 12 Olympians.

WEAKNESSES

Demeter's only real weakness is that she gets very upset and mad easily, and when she does become upset or stressed, the world's plants and vegetation becomes barren due to her neglect--causing famine.

SKILLS, TALENTS, AND TRAITS

  • Demeter can take the form of other people/animals.
  • Makes the earth plentiful.
  • Statues and paintings of her almost always include the cornucopia or wheat.
  • Mother earth--basically.

FAVORITE MYTH

One day, Hades fell in love with Demeter's daughter Persephone, so he locked her in the underworld and hid her. For 7 days and 7 nights, Demeter searched for her, but with no luck.