Percy Jackson-inspired shields. Hermes, Ares, Zeus, Poseidon, Artemis, Hades, Athena, and Hephaestus symbols with Greek borders. Made these with colored duct tape on 13 inch diameter plastic (melamine?)platters that only cost $1.50 each at a party supply store.

Percy Jackson-inspired shields. Hermes, Ares, Zeus, Poseidon, Artemis, Hades, Athena, and Hephaestus symbols with Greek borders. Made these with colored duct tape on 13 inch diameter plastic (melamine?)platters that only cost $1.50 each at a party supply store.

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In this lesson, you'll be learning about the Greek God Hephaestus, god of fire and father of blacksmithing.

Hephaestus is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera. As a smithing god, he made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus, and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. The cult of Hephaestus was based in Lemnos. Hephaestus' symbols are a smith's hammer, anvil, and a pair of tongs.

Hephaestus by ~DrawingForMonkeys on deviantART - I like the look of him standing in lava, pouring down off his limbs (we could use this on just his outstretched arms and hands).

Hephaestus Symbol, Mythology Tattoos, Greek Mythology, Symbols, Mystic, Feathers

Hephaestus is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. In Greek mythology, Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera. As a smithing god, Hephaestus made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He served as the blacksmith of the gods, and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. The cult of Hephaestus was based in Lemnos. Hephaestus' symbols are a smith's hammer, anvil, and a pair of…

Aphrodite's Consort Hephaestus Greek god of blacksmiths craftsmen artisans sculptors metals metallurgy fire volcanoes

HEPHAESTUS / VULCAN Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera. Sometimes it is said that Hera alone produced him and that he has no father. He is the only god to be physically ugly and lame. He is the god of fire and the forge. He is the smith and armorer of the gods. He uses a volcano as his forge. He is the patron god of both smiths and weavers. He is kind and peace loving. His wife is Aphrodite.  Hephaestus's symbols are a smith's hammer, an anvil and a pair of tongs.

Vulcan forging Jupiter’s lighting bolts by Peter Paul Rubens, oil on canvas, 1638

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