Vulcan And Hephaestus Similarities

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Other two gods we can compare and contrast are Hephaestus and Vulcan. Hephaestus was the Greek god of technology, blacksmiths, and fire. Hephaestus had the gift of being able to create anything he wished to make, Vulcan could not. Hephaestus was worshiped in Athens it was his main place of worship. Hephaestus was sadly born being unable to walk for he was crippled and weak. Displeased by the sight she saw in front of her of her son. His mother the Goddess Hera and wife of Zeus disowned him plus threw him from mount Olympus. Hephaestus before landing in the sea fell for a whole day. He was rescued by Nymphs. In an article called Nymphs: Nature Spirits it states that, “Nymphs were female spirits of the natural world, minor goddesses of the forests, rivers, springs, meadows, mountains, and seas.…show more content…
Nymphs were also acknowledged for being companions and nurses of the Gods. When Hephaestus was rescued by the Nymphs they took him to Lemnos. An island where people from there cared for him. He built his palace and his forges under a volcano on the island Lemnos. Hephaestus married a Goddess named Aphrodite she really did not have a liking to him because of his appearance. In an article called Aphrodite it states that, “Aphrodite was the goddess of love, desire, and beauty. Apart from her natural beauty, she also had a magical girdle that compelled to desire her”. To Hephaestus she was unfaithful she had a love affair with her brother the God Ares. When Hephaestus found out about the affair she was having with her brother. He became very angry at her he humiliated her making a fool out of

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