Hephaestus

Roman Name: Vulcan

Symbols

  • Fire
  • Hammer
  • Axe

Character Traits

  • Not physically attractive
  • Vengeful (He got married and wasn't happy & his wife ended up cheating on him and he publicly humiliated her)
  • He was lame at birth

Fun Facts

  • He was given the chance to supervise Cyclopes
  • He was not a mean or cruel god
  • He was strong even though he had bad legs

Strengths

  • Creative
  • Cunning
  • Metal Worker

Weaknesses

  • Can't handle his liquor
  • Can be crafty
  • Volatile & Vindictive

Job Description

  • Hephaestus became known as "Vulcan" to the Romans. He's a god primarily related to fire, and volcanoes. He also became a god of metallurgy.

Family Tree

  • Parents ~ Hera & Zeus
  • Was Married To ~ Aphrodite
  • Siblings ~ Ares, Eileithyia, Enyo, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Dionysus, Hebe, Hermes, Heracles, Helen of Troy, Perseus, Minos, the Muses & the Graces
  • Children ~ Thalia, Eucleia, Eupheme, Philophrosyne, Cabeiri & Euthenia

Works Cited

Works Cited

Temple, Teri, and Robert Squier. Hephaestus: God of Fire, Metalwork, and Building. Mankato, MN: Childs World, 2013. Print.


Works Cited

Reusser, Kayleen. Hephaestus. Hockessin, DE: Mitchell Lane, 2010. Print.


Works Cited

Fournier, E. E. Hephaestus. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1920. Print.