Hephaestus (Twelve Olympians)

240px-Vulcan_Coustou_Louvre_MR1814(Ἥφαιστος, Hḗphaistos)

God of fire, metalworking, and crafts. Either the son of Zeus and Hera or Hera alone, he is the smith of the gods and the husband of the adulterous Aphrodite. He was usually depicted as a bearded, crippled man with hammer, tongs, and anvil, and sometimes riding a donkey. His sacred animals include the donkey, the guard dog, and the crane. Among his creations was the armor of Achilles. Hephaestus used the fire of the forge as a creative force, but his Roman counterpart Vulcan was feared for his destructive potential and associated with the volcanic power of the earth.


Hephaestus (/hɪˈfstəs/, /həˈfɛstəs/ or /hˈfɛstəs/; eight spellings; Ancient Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans,sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes.[1] Hephaestus’ Roman equivalent is Vulcan. In Greek mythology, Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera, the king and queen of the gods. In another version, he was Hera’s parthenogenous child, rejected by his mother because of his deformity and thrown off of Mount Olympus and down to earth.[2]

As a smithing god, Hephaestus made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He served as the blacksmith of the gods, and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. The cult of Hephaestus was based in Lemnos.[1] Hephaestus’ symbols are a smith’s hammer, anvil, and a pair of tongs.

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Hephaestus (Twelve Olympians)
Name Hephaestus (Twelve Olympians)
Parents

Siblings

Name Birth Death
Angelos (Chthonic Deity) underworld goddessasdasds   
Ares (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   

Half-Siblings

Name Birth Death
Sarpedon (son of Zeus)asdasds   
Perseus (son of Zeus)asdasds   
Lacedaemon (mythical King of Laconia)asdasds   
Epaphus aka. Apis (son of Zeus)asdasds   
Aiakos  (Chthonic Judge Deity) of the Deadasdasds   
Minos  (son of Zeus)asdasds   
Rhadamanthys ( son of Zeus) ( son of Zeus)asdasds   
Persephone (Chthonic Deity & Titaness) queen of the underworldasdasds   
Dionysus (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   
Hermes (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   
Artemis (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   
Apóllōn aka-Apollo (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   

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