The Interesting Tale Of Hades In Greek Mythology

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The Interesting Tale of Hades In Greek mythology there are many different gods and goddesses. There is Zeus, the god of the skies. Then there is Poseidon, the god of the seas. Interestingly enough there is even god by the name of Kronos; he is the god of time. Most all of the gods have special powers that help them to take command of the things they control. Zeus can control the weather and Poseidon can control the waves of the ocean and what goes on there. Despite all of these cool powers and abilities, in my opinion there is a god who is much more interesting and awesome. This god goes by the name of Hades. Hades is the brother of Zeus and Poseidon, but whereas these two reside about the earth, Hades lives in the underworld and has complete…show more content…
Zeus and Poseidon took over the skies and the seas so by the time Hades got to choose he only had one choice and that was the underworld.
Along with being the all powerful ruler of the underworld, Hades is also the god of wealth (which is something I did not know prior to my research). This could also be attributed the the huge amount of greed Hades possesses.
Hades is married to Persephone. Persephone is the daughter of Demeter. Hades basically kidnapped Persephone and forced her to marry him. Even though this is a terrible act to commit, Hades lets Persephone visit her mother three months every year.
This very interesting god does not guard the underworld by himself. To help him he has a three headed dog (also known as a Cerberus). His Cerberus is truly magnificent! It is a three headed dog with lions claws and the tail of a serpent! I don’t know about you but I would love to have one of these animals. The Cerberus let’s people into the underworld, but he does not let them out. You could say this is easily the best guard dog ever.
So there you have it. These are the essentials when first learning about the god Hades. He is probably the most misunderstood god of all time, but that is expected when people only view the surface
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