The underworld was named after Hades himself. It was divided into several regions, among them Erebus, the upper region, Tartarus, the lower region and Elysium, Fields of the blessed.

The underworld was named after Hades himself. It was divided into several regions, among them Erebus, the upper region, Tartarus, the lower region and Elysium, Fields of the blessed.

Ereshkigal- Sumerian myth: goddess of the dead and ruler of the underworld. She was the only one who could pass judgement and enact laws in her kingdom.

Ereshkigal- Sumerian myth: goddess of the dead and ruler of the underworld. She was the only one who could pass judgement and enact laws in her kingdom.

GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: 12/?  Emily Browning as P E R S E P H O N E Persephone is the daughter of Demeter and Zeus, the bride of Hades and Queen of the Underworld. Homer describes her as the formidable, venerable majestic queen of the underworld, who carries into effect the curses of men upon the souls of the dead. Persephone was abducted by Hades, the god-king of the underworld.

GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: 12/? Emily Browning as P E R S E P H O N E Persephone is the daughter of Demeter and Zeus, the bride of Hades and Queen of the Underworld. Homer describes her as the formidable, venerable majestic queen of the underworld, who carries into effect the curses of men upon the souls of the dead. Persephone was abducted by Hades, the god-king of the underworld.

Mictlantecuhtli ( from the Nahuatl 'Lord of the underworld', derived from tecuh-tli "sir" and Mictlan "place of the Dead") is the Aztec, Zapotec, and Mixtec god of the underworld and the dead.

Mictlantecuhtli ( from the Nahuatl 'Lord of the underworld', derived from tecuh-tli "sir" and Mictlan "place of the Dead") is the Aztec, Zapotec, and Mixtec god of the underworld and the dead.

::guardian of the keys to the gates of the underworld:: ArtStation - Hel, Johan Egerkrans

::guardian of the keys to the gates of the underworld:: ArtStation - Hel, Johan Egerkrans

Hades; greek god of the death, king of the underworld  “ Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.”

Hades; greek god of the death, king of the underworld “ Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.”

She was abducted by Hades, the god of the underworld, infuriating her mother who made the crops wither and the earth barren. Zeus intervened and tried to bring Persephone back to the world of the living; however, Persephone ate the seeds of a pomegranate that Hades had given to her, binding her to him for one third of the year. Thus, it was decided that Persephone spend four months in the underworld and eight months on earth with her mother. The period in the underworld corresponded to the

She was abducted by Hades, the god of the underworld, infuriating her mother who made the crops wither and the earth barren. Zeus intervened and tried to bring Persephone back to the world of the living; however, Persephone ate the seeds of a pomegranate that Hades had given to her, binding her to him for one third of the year. Thus, it was decided that Persephone spend four months in the underworld and eight months on earth with her mother. The period in the underworld corresponded to the

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