Hephaestus Picture


Hephaestus was a Greek god whose Roman equivalent was Vulcan. He was the god of technology, blacksmiths, craftsmen,
artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. Like other mythic smiths but unlike most other gods,
Hephaestus was lame, which gave him a grotesque appearance in Greek eyes. He served as the blacksmith of the gods,
and he was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly in Athens. The center of
his cult was in Lemnos.

Hephaestus's symbols are a smith's hammer, an anvil and a pair of tongs, although sometimes he is portrayed
holding an axe. His counter part in Hindu myth is Agni (The God of Fire). - Wikipedia


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