Hades, Lord of the Dead

By: Greta B.

The Background of Hades

Hades is the god of the Underworld. He is famous for his rivers, Acheron, river of sadness, Cocytus, river of lamentation, Lethe, river of forgetfulness, Phlegethon, river of fire, and Styx, river of hate. His symbol is his helmet, which helped him stay invisible. His sacred animal is a dog with three heads which was named Cerberus.

More About Hades!

Fascinating Facts about Ferocious Hades

His qualities are dark and gloomy. His characteristics are evil and vindictive. He was brothers with Zeus and Poseidon. He was sisters with Hestia, Hera, and Demeter. He stole Demeter’s daughter to be his wife. He had a helper named Charos. Hades had a dog with three heads which was named Cerberus. His enemy is Zeus for tricking him to live in the Underworld. Hades has gloomy features. He has a beard and longish dark hair. He lives in the underworld.

Interview With Poseidon

Greta: So, Poseidon, how is the sea today?
Poseidon: Fine, thanks for asking.
Greta: Who is your wife?
Poseidon: I am married to the sea-goddess Amphitrite.
Greta: Who are your children?
Poseidon: The merman Triton, and the Nymphs Rhode and Benthesicyme.
Greta: Aren't Zeus and Hades your brother?
Poseidon: Yes. Zeus is okay, but Hades, I can't stand!
Greta: What are your sacred animals?
Poseidon: The dolphin and the horse.
Greta: What do you cross the oceans on?
Poseidon: A golden chariot surrounded by dolphins.
Greta: Is it true that you a own a trident so powerful it can shake the earth?
Poseidon: Yes. It is able to cause tempests and earthquakes, drown lands, and shatter rocks.
Greta: Where are the two palaces you own?
Poseidon: One is in Mount Olympus, and the other in the depths of the sea.
Greta: Which palace do you prefer to stay in?
Poseidon: The one in the depths of the sea.
Greta: Who are your parents?
Poseidon: I am the child of the Titans Cronus and Rhea.
Greta: Thanks for talking with me, Poseidon!
Poseidon: My pleasure.

Hades and the Joker

Hades and the Joker are alike and different in many ways.

Similarities:
-Both are evil
-Both enjoy death
-Both have rivals/enemies
-Both have a twisted mind
-Both sadistic

Differences:
-The joker enjoys being in the spotlight.
-The joker wears makeup
-The joker likes bright colors
-Hades likes living by himself in the Underworld
-Hades likes dark colors