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What's the first example of fairies being divided into Summer and Winter Courts?

This may only be a partial answer, but you could possibly trace it to the Greek myth of Persephone and Hades, specifically the Rape of Persephone (rape as in the Greek "raptus" - "...
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What's the first example of fairies being divided into Summer and Winter Courts?

I've found a blog that dates the practice to the Victorian era - In Victorian children's literature, fairies were responsible for painting the flowers, decorating the autumn leaves, or bringing ...
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What's the first example of fairies being divided into Summer and Winter Courts?

Prokofiev's ballet Cinderella (1945) Prokofiev's ballet has a somewhat different take on the story than we see in Disney's animated movie, in that the fairy godmother summons the fairies of Spring, ...
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