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Greek Mythology Lesson Day 6 - Hades


Who is Hades?

Hades is the Ancient Greek god of the Underworld, the place where human souls go after death. In time, his name became synonymous with his realm. It has to be said unsurprisingly – since he barely left it. Appropriately, the most significant myth related to Hades concerns one of the very few times he did – to abduct Demeter’s daughter, Persephone.

What did Hades rule over?

Hades ruled over the God of the Dead, the Underworld, the Wealth and the Darkness.

Where was Hades' home?

His home was the underworld.

How many children did Hades have?

Hades had 2 children: Zagreus and Macaria.

Who where the consorts of Hades?

Hades' consorts were Persephone, Minthe and Leuke.

What where the symbols of Hades?

His symbols were symbols were the Cerberus, the Keys, the Cornucopia, the Sceptre and the Cypress.

What were the sacred animals of Hades?

The sacred animals of Hades were the Screech Owl, the Serpents and the Black Rams.



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