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  • Greek God

    1. 1. Hephaestus
    2. 2. Hephaestus is the God of: <ul><li>Volcanoes </li></ul><ul><li>Crafts </li></ul><ul><li>(known as the patron of all craftsmen) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Symbols <ul><li>Fire </li></ul><ul><li>Blacksmith’s hammer </li></ul>
    4. 4. Back round information <ul><li>Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera. </li></ul><ul><li>Hephaestus was one of the 12 Olympians. </li></ul><ul><li>Hephaestus built this workplace and home beneath a volcano. </li></ul><ul><li>He repulsed many of the gods because he was born both lame and ugly. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Back round information continued <ul><li>Many of the Gods rejected him on Mount Olympus. </li></ul><ul><li>His mother, Hera was displeased by the sight of her son and she threw Hephaestus from Mount Olympus. </li></ul><ul><li>After falling for a whole day he landed in the sea where the nymphs rescued him and took him to Lemnos. </li></ul><ul><li>Hephaestus was married to Aphrodite but he caught her fooling around with Ares </li></ul>
    6. 6. Roman Name <ul><li>Hephaestus’ Roman Name is Vulcan. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Hephaestus’ Temple <ul><li>The Temple of Hephaestus is in central Athens, Greece. </li></ul><ul><li>Known as the Hephaesteum and the Theseum. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Hephaestus was in: <ul><li>The myth Pandora’s box .He created the first woman named Pandora. Pandora was given to Prometheus’ brother Epinetheus as his wife. For her dowry she brought a jar filled with evils and she removed the lid. They afflicted men with hard work and sickness. Only one remained in the jar, that one was Hope. </li></ul>http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/carolrb/greek/pandora.html
    9. 9. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Hephaestus was one of the twelve Olympians who had a “regular” job and actually worked with his hands. </li></ul><ul><li>Hephaestus is seen in Fantasia, making lightning bolts for Zeus. </li></ul><ul><li>Was in the movie The Clash of the titans. He is seen making an owl named Bubo as a copy of Aphrodite’s owl , out of metal to give to Persius. </li></ul>

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