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date: 20 September 2020

Hēphaestus 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

Greek god of fire, of blacksmiths, and of artisans.In Homer, Hephaestus owns fire and helps fight Scamander with it; in a formula, his name is used for fire. On the other hand, he is the divine master‐artisan who fabricates ... ...

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