Hephaestus

Timothy Fuqua

Hephaestus life

Hephaestus was an Olympian god. His parents were Hera and Zeus. His special power an Asian fire god. He was worshiped primarily in cities such as Athens, where he had a temple. It was said that he was either born lame or was lamed by Zeus, who threw him down from Olympus when Hephaestus took Hera's side in a dispute. He was represented as bearded, with mighty shoulders, but crippled legs.