Hades the greek God.

Hades the Greek God was the oldest male from Cronus and Rhea. His name in Roman Mythology is Pluto. He was describes as having the typical olive skin of the Mediterranean, however being his skin being lighter than his siblings due to the lack of sunlight in the Underworld, like his niece Athena, he is described has having sharp, bright eyes, curly black hair, and like all gods, sported an athletic build. His siblings are Poseidon, Demeter, Hestia, Hera, Zeus, Chiron. He has ha wife Persephone. Persephone was the only daughter of Demeter. He kidnapped he to make her his Queen. They have 3 children Macaria, Melinoe and Zagreus. Hades was the God of the under world and as such could stop death, summon ghosts and raise the dead . It name changed later to The home of the dead. Hades has more than one name. Hades, Plouton, Hegesilaus are name he is know as. He was also called the God of Wealth or the rich one because he possessed the precious metals of the earth.He has symbols Cerberus, Drinking horn, scepter, Cypress, Narcissus, key. He had a 3 headed dog guarding the realm name Cerberus. The Screech Owl and Black Ram are sacred sacred of Hades. Hades sacred plant was cypress tree, asphodel plant, mint, white poplar. His pitch fork served as his symbol and his weapon. He possessed a powerful helmet which rendered him completely imperceptible to most beings. Hades also inspired so much fear, that he could drive humans insane just by his mere presence. It is also noted that Hades had control over darkness.

Hades with his 3 headed dog.


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