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Hephaestus

Hephaestus   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
402 words

Hephaestus is one of the least glamorous but most active and commonly revered deities. He is typically described as lame

Hephaestus

Hephaestus   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
39 words

Ancient Greek god of fire and crafts. Son of Zeus and Hera, he is equivalent to the Roman Vulcan

Hephaestus

Hephaestus   Reference library

Fritz Graf

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
958 words
Greek god of *fire, of blacksmiths, and of artisans (see artists). The name, of uncertain etymology, has no certain attestation in Linear B, though there is the possibility of reading a ... More
Hephaistos

Hephaistos (Europe)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of World Mythology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003

The Greek smith god. He was lame as a result of having interfered in a quarrel between his parents, Zeus

Hephaestus

Hephaestus   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
in Greek mythology, the god of fire and of craftsmen, son of Zeus and Hera, and husband of Aphrodite. He was a divine metalworker who was lame as the result of having interfered in a ... More

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