Hermes/Mercury Thegod of thefrontiers and of thetravelerswhocrossthem, comerce in general, thieves, shepherds and athletes.
SIMBOLS There are a hatwithwings and thewingedsandalselements who facilits her flight.
Thehistory of hisborn At his first hours of life, he escaped of his cradle, went to Pieria and one took some of the oxen of Apollo. For not to be discovered by the tracks of his steps, Hermes put on a few sandals . For this Hermes is characterized as a crafty thief.
Thehistory of theGoldenRod. He found a tortoise at the edge of his natal cave. Hermes took the shell of the animal, tensed strings to his slant at this way he invented the lira. Apollo heard the sounds of the lira remained so been charmed with that allowed to Hermes to remain the animals. Apollo gaves to his new friend his proper Golden Rod.
PARENTS He was son of Zeus: And Maya, a son of Atlas. Shewas a nymph in Artemisa’scourtship.
Myths Perseo Hermes helped Perseo to kill the gorgona Medusa giving him his winged sandals and Zeus's sickle. Also he gave to him the hull of Hades invisibility and said to him that he should use it in order that the immortal sisters of Medusa did not see him to flee.
Myths As the dreams they are sent by Zeus, Hermes, he leads them up to the men, and by this it is described also as the god who had in his power send the recomforting dream or withdraw it.
Hermes in the Ilíada Hermes helps the king Príamo of Troy to enter in the camp “aqueo” to face Achilles and to convince him that returns to him the body of his son Héctor.