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FC: Hephaestus | By: Sage Farrell
1: This book is dedicated to my family and friends, especially some friends. This book is made for little children all around the world that want to learn about Hephaestus.
2: This is Hephaestus. Hephaestus is the Greek god of fire . He does blacksmith which means he works with medal and fire to weld it into something specific. Greeks believed in him when volcanoes went off. Hephaestus was lame, which means broken and ugly. His parents, Hera and Zeus did not like Hephaestus. All the gods an goddess are related in some way
3: The theories of how Hephaestus became lame is his mother Hera, through him off Mount Olympus. Another one is that his father Zeus, was in a fight with Hera and Hephaestus took his mothers side instead of his so Zeus kicked him off Mount Olympus. He fell for almost 8 days.
4: As you can see here, he would make swords and medal tools and was very great at it. This is what he was best at because he was lame so he could not do much. People started noticing his work and really liked it.
5: Hephaestus and Aphrodite were married, Hephaestus loved her very much but Aphrodite would cheat on him while he was working. He did not care and went on to be her husband.
6: The people he worked with were very weird, he worked with cyclopes. All the thrones in the Palace of Olympus. Hephaestus could sometimes be called Daibolos, connecting him to the famous Cretan craftsman who was the first to fly. Hephaestus was still a great craftsman. a,
7: Hephaestus is the only god to have a physical diformity , no other god or goddess has a physical diformity. He was born small and sickly, Zeus And Hera disowned Hephaestus.
8: Interesting Facts: -Hephaestus's name in roman is Vulcan. -Almost all of the gods and goddess live on Mount Olympus. - Hephaestus Captured his mother and refused to let her go until either Aphrodite or Athena married him.
9: As you can see, this picture shows his deformity. He is dragging his foot because of when he was dropped off of Mount Olympus. He can not walk that easily, it is harder for him.
10: 15 Facts about Hephaestus 1. Even though Hephaestus's parents kicked him off Mount Olympus, they invited him back. 2. When volcanoes went off, greeks thought Hephaestus was mad. 3. Hephaestus made Hera a throne but when she sat in it, it trapped her in. 4. Aphrodite cheated on Hephaestus many times. 5. When Hephaestus was at work, Aphrodite was out and about not being truthful. 6. Dionysus gave Hephaestus enough wine to get Hera drunk to get her to sit in the chair. 7. Hephaestus made articles about his various work. 8. Hephaestus actually wanted to marry Athena but he thought Aphrodite was alright. 9. Hephaestus caught Aphrodite and his brother Ares in bed. 10. Hephaestus might not actually have a father, he might just have a mother. 11. Hephaestus built a palace on Lemnos ( an island). 12. Hephaestus is usually shown cripple bent over a anvil. 13. Hephaestus made weapons fro the other gods and goddesses. 14. Hephaestus made a woman out of clay and she released evil into the world. 15. Even though Hephaetsus was lame, he grew strong and is a master blacksmith.