What did Minthe do to Hades?

What did Minthe do to Hades?

What did Minthe do to Hades?

According to Strabo, the nymph Minthe became concubine to Hades. In jealousy, Persephone intervened and metamorphosed Minthe, in the words of Strabo's account, "into the garden mint, which some call hedyosmos (lit. 'sweet-smelling')". A mountain near Pylos was named after Minthe.

How did Minthe and Hades meet?

Hades. First Meeting. Hades and Minthe met during a car show that was meant to be a quick and easy job for Minthe to have money for rent before being evicted.

What was the relationship between Minthe and Hades?

  • There are differing versions of the relationship between Minthe and Hades. One version tells of Minthe being a lover of Hades, before the god of the Underworld decided to make Persephone his wife.

Why was Minthe the Naiad cast aside by Hades?

  • When Persephone was abducted, Minthe was cast aside by Hades. The rejected Minthe would proclaim that she, the Naiad, was superior in terms of beauty to the daughter of Zeus; and that Hades would soon grow tired of Persephone and would return once again to his former lover.

Why did Hades write a letter to Persephone?

  • Hades kisses Minthe and lets her stay the night but when she's asleep, he writes a letter to Persephone, an assignment given to him by her therapist, and reveals that while his feelings for her are strong, he's continuing his relationship with Minthe out of guilt and feeling that she needs him more.

Why did Zeus put his hat on hades'head?

  • Zeus and Poseidon were with their older brother who was too busy on the phone to notice Minthe until Zeus called him over, took Minthe's hat and placed it on Hades's head. Hades then left with the hat out of embarrassment.

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