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Hades | Mythology & Facts | Britannica

Hades, Greek Aïdes (“the Unseen”), also called Pluto or Pluton (“the Wealthy One” or “the Giver of Wealth”), in Greek mythology, god of the underworld. Hades was a son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea, and brother of the deities Zeus, Poseidon, Demeter, Hera, and Hestia.

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Hades, Patron God of the Underworld in Greek Mythology

While he is not the god of death (that's the implacable Thanatos), Hades welcomed any new subjects to his kingdom, the Underworld, which also takes his name. The ancient Greeks thought it best not to invite his attention. The Birth of Hades Hades was the son of the titan Cronos and brother to the Olympian gods Zeus and Poseidon.

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Hades - Ancient History Encyclopedia

 · Hades was both the name of the ancient Greek god of the underworld (Roman name: Pluto) and the name of the shadowy place below the earth which was considered the final destination for the souls of the dead. Perhaps the most feared of the gods, he is described by both Homer and Hesiod as ‘pitiless’, ‘loathsome’, and ‘monstrous’ Hades.

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Hades Lord of the UnderWorld | GrkRealmMyths Wiki | Fandom

Hades the Lord of The Underworld and King of the Dead alongside his queen, Persephone. Hades the Eldest son of Kronos and Rhea, and his brothers included Zeus and Poseidon and younger half brother Chiron. His servants included Charon, the boatman, and the hellhound, Kerberos, was his treasured pet with 3 heads. Even though he is a Elder Olympian, he chose not to have a throne on Mount Olympus ...

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Hades • Facts and Information on Greek God Hades

Greek God of the Dead and King of the Underworld Hades was the god of the underworld and the name eventually came to also describe the home of the dead as well. He was the oldest male child of Cronus and Rhea. Hades and his brothers Zeus and Poseidon defeated their father and the Titans to end their reign, claiming rulership over the cosmos.

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The Underworld in Greek Mythology - Greek Legends and Myths

Hades is the Greek deity most closely associated with the Underworld, although the Greek Underworld existed before the rise of the Olympian gods. Hades would become linked with the Underworld after the Titanomachy, when the sons of Cronus rose up against their father, and the other Titans.

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The Underworld - Greek mythology

Hidden deep within the bowels of the earth and ruled by the god Hades and his wife Persephone, the Underworld was the kingdom of the dead in Greek mythology, the sunless place where the souls of those who died went after death.

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Underworld Gods & Goddesses | Theoi Greek Mythology

The gods of the underworld were named "Theoi Khthonioi" or Chthonian gods by the Greeks. They were ruled by the grim god Hades and his queen Persephone. The term "Chthonic gods" was also used for the closely related gods of agriculture.

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Greek Mythology: Hades - Ducksters

Hades is a god in Greek mythology who rules the land of the dead called the Underworld. He is one of the three most powerful Greek gods (along with his brothers Zeus and Poseidon). How was Hades usually pictured? Hades is usually pictured with a beard, a helmet or crown, and holding a two-pronged pitchfork or a staff.

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Fast Facts About Hades: Greek God of the Underworld

 · Though a major god, Hades is Lord of the Underworld and is not considered to be one of the more celestial and bright Olympian gods, despite the fact that his brother Zeus is king over them all. All of his siblings are Olympians, but he is not.

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Hades - The God of the Underworld in Greek Mythology

 · Hades – Lord of the Underworld As the God and ruler of the underworld, Hades had an important role to play in ancient Greek mythology and storytelling. He was the steward of all the souls that passed from the land of the living and into the underworld, where it is his responsibility to act as a …

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HADES (Haides) - Greek God of the Dead, King of the ...

HAIDES (Hades) was the king of the underworld and god of the dead. He presided over funeral rites and defended the right of the dead to due burial. Haides was also the god of the hidden wealth of the earth, from the fertile soil with nourished the seed-grain, to the mined wealth of gold, silver and other metals.

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Hades Facts | Greek God Of The Underworld Information For Kids

Hades [Aides, Aidoneus, or Haidês] is the Greek god of the dead and the ruler of the underworld. He is also associated with great riches, at times referred to as the god of wealth/riches. He was the oldest son of the titan Cronus and Rhea and the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. After Zeus, Poseidon and Hades overthrew Cronus and ended the reign ...

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Pluto (mythology) - Wikipedia

Pluto was also identified with the obscure Roman Orcus, like Hades the name of both a god of the underworld and the underworld as a place. The borrowed Greek name Pluto is sometimes used for the ruler of the dead in Latin literature, leading some mythology handbooks to assert misleadingly that Pluto was the Roman counterpart of Hades.

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Lord Hades | Hades Wiki | Fandom

Hades is the god of the Underworld and of the mineral riches of the earth, the lord and master of the House of Hades, and the father of Zagreus.He is in charge of maintaining order within the Underworld, determining the placements and punishments of the dead, and hearing the petitions of …

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Hades, God of the Underworld and His Unsung Powers ...

 · In Greek mythology, Hades was the god of the dead and the ruler of the Underworld. Thus, he was an important god in the Greek pantheon. Nevertheless, he is not considered to be a member of the Twelve Olympians, as he resided not on Mount Olympus, but in the Underworld instead.

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