He was the cleverest of the Olympian gods, and messenger to all the other gods.
Hermes is the son of Zeus and Maia. He is Zeus
messenger. He is the fastest of the gods. He wears winged
sandals, a winged hat, and carries a magic wand. He is the god of thieves and god of commerce. He is the guide for the dead to go to the underworld. He invented the lyre, the pipes, the musical scale,
astronomy , weights and measures, boxing, gymnastics, and the care of olive trees.