The Great God Hephaestus, The God Of Gods

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Our Story begins in Athens in the Year 1200 BC. where we meet the great god Hephaestus, Hephaestus was the god of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges and the art of sculpture. He was the son of Zeus and Hera and married to Aphrodite by Zeus to prevent a war of the gods fighting for her hand. He was a smithing god, making all of the weapons for Olympus and acting as a blacksmith for the gods. He served as the blacksmith of the gods and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. Hephaestus Had three main symbols, the anvil, hammer, and tongs. Hephaestus was associated by Greek colonists in southern Italy with the volcano gods Adrianus and Vulcanus of the Lipari islands as well. But overall he was one of the most valued gods in Greece.…show more content…
When he is suddenly approached by the powerful god of the underworld Hades in the form of Zeus to trick the great blacksmith. As hades studded over to Hephaestus’ station saying very quietly “Hephaestus, I have a favor to ask” “yes father, what can I do for you” he responded to him happily, “I have a plan to overtake the gods of water but I need your help” Hephaestus was confused however he knew better than to question his father's actions and instead proceed with his plan to overtake the gods. Agreeing with his father he went back to his work and without seeing hades in disguise he cast a spell on the god of fire that would send him after the great god of water,

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