Hephaestus

Hephaestus
God o fire, metalwirkin, stane masonry, forges an the airt o sculpture, blacksmiths
Vulcan Coustou Louvre MR1814.jpg
Hephaestus at the Forge by Guillaume Coustou the Younger (Louvre)
AbodeMoont Olympus
SymbolHaimer, stiddie, tongs, an/or quail
Personal Information
ConsortAphrodite, Aglaea
ChilderThalia, Eucleia, Eupheme, Philophrosyne, Cabeiri an Euthenia
ParentsHera an Zeus, or Hera alane
SiblinsAres, Eileithyia, Enyo, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Hebe, Hermes, Heracles, Helen of Troy, Iasion, Perseus, Minos, Tantalas, the Muses, the Graces
Roman equivalentVulcan

Hephaestus (s/, s/ or s/; aicht spellings; Auncient Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god o blacksmiths, craftsmen, airtisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire an volcanoes.[1] Hephaestus' Roman equivalent is Vulcan. In Greek meethologie, Hephaestus wis the son o Zeus an Hera, the keeng an queen o the gods. In anither version, he wis Hera's parthenogenous bairn, rejectit bi his mither acause of his deformity an thrown oot o heiven an doun tae yird.[2]

As a smithin god, Hephaestus made aw the wappens o the gods in Olympus. He servit as the blacksmith o the gods, an wis worshippit in the manufacturing an industrial centers o Greece, pairticularly Athens. The cult o Hephaestus wis based in Lemnos.[1] Hephaestus' seembols are a smith's hammer, anvil, an a pair o tongs.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Walter Burkert, Greek Religion 1985: III.2.ii; see coverage o Lemnos-based tradeetions an legends at Mythic Lemnos)
  2. Graves, Robert (1955). The Greek Myths:1. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. p. 51. 
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