Essays Tagged: "Hephaestus"

Aphrodite

Other legends say that I am the daughter of Cronosand Rheia or Jupiter and Dionne. I am married to Hephaestus, god of fire and metalwork. Shortly after birth my poor husband was cast out of Olympus b ... he sun god, who sees everything, noticed me and my lover Ares lying side byside. He told my husband Hephaestus who said nothing. Later that night he prepared aninvisible net, which he spread around my ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A made-up dispute between Hephaestus & Aphrodite

As Hephaestus was walking down Rhea Street on Mount Olympus, he noticed his wife, Aphrodite, kissing He ... my wife kissing Hermes? She is supposed to be devoted to me!' He was furious. It was very rare when Hephaestus became angry for any reason, so he was certain to have taken notice of his odd and unusua ... e. Until then, I am going to go home and rest a while--think things through.'And with that thought, Hephaestus made his way home, being absolutely sure not to look in the direction of the scene Aphrod ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Greek Mythology, an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples

n of Athens, is said to have been born(complete with helmet, armor and spear) from Zeus' head, with Hephaestus acting asmidwife. Unlike Ares, she derived no pleasure from fighting, but preferred settl ... ed settlingdisputes peacefully using her wisdom; however, if need be she went valiantly into battle.Hephaestus was worshipped for his matchless skills as a craftsman. When Zeus decided topunish men he ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This essay is about Hera the Greek Goddess. Every thing about her who she was married to and how she was a jeolous Wife.

, he turned himself back to normal, and raped her. He than seduced her into marring him.Ares, Hebe, Hephaestus, and Eileitha were the names of Hera's kids. She was known as the "White Armed Goddess." ... , he turned himself back to normal, and raped her. He than seduced her into marring him.Ares, Hebe, Hephaestus, and Eileitha were the names of Hera's kids. She was known as the "White Armed Goddess." ...

(6 pages) 42 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Significance of Mythological Allusions to Vulcan and Hephaestus in William Blake's "The Tyger."

ake this poem much more complex and meaningful. An allusion is made to Prometheus and the Greek god Hephaestus, who is equivalent to the Roman god Vulcan. Blake successfully incorporates these allusio ... lake's reasoning behind this poem. Prometheus was punished by Zeus for giving humans fire. Zeus had Hephaestus, who is mentioned later in The Tyger, shackle Prometheus to the side of a crag. There he ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Ancient Egypt - Spartan religion speech (refered to sources)

ns were Apollo Larneios, Apollo Chalkioikos, Helen, Leucippide and Lykourgos..However, Gods such as Hephaestus who were popular in other parts of Greece were not worshiped by the Spartans. Another God ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

"The Usual Suspects": A Modern Day Odyssey

ake him seem like much less of a threat than he really is.Verbal's character is also reminiscent of Hephaestus. Both are crippled and though to be much less capable than they really are. Much in the s ... e same way as Verbal wove his words to catch the detective in a net and ultimately come out on top, Hephaestus wove a net of iron to capture his wife and Ares in bed together. Although Hephaestus was ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Ares: The God of War

6). One of them is the most beautiful goddess in Olympus, Aphrodite. Even though Aphrodite has been Hephaestus's wife, she as the goddess of love, could never stand having just a husband to love. Ther ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The reasons why Creon is more tragic than Prometheus.

nitude of his punishment. Prometheus's actions have led to many universal implications. Zeus orders Hephaestus to strap chains around Prometheus' body and attach Prometheus along with the chains to a ... etheus along with the chains to a mountain. "The task of making these massive chains...was given to Hephaestus...of so torturing a brother god" (Warner 5). As he sees his brother god, Prometheus exper ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Achilles' shield symbolism: "The Illiad"

ly flaunts Achilles' armor. Thetis returns one day later with fine armor crafted by the metal smith Hephaestus. Hephaestus has forged a breastplate, a helmet, and an extraordinary shield embossed with ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Yr 7 AMEB Speech and Drama story: Mythology

Hush, Eros. Your father Hephaestus will be here soon to greet you into the world and to introduce to the other deities we sh ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Fall Of Troy

spot where he could be hurt his heel. He died by them. His weapon that Thetis had brought him from Hephaestus was the most factor that caused Ajax died.For the sake of arms, there was a secret vote b ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Fall Of Troy

spot where he could be hurt his heel. He died by them. His weapon that Thetis had brought him from Hephaestus was the most factor that caused Ajax died.For the sake of arms, there was a secret vote b ...

(3 pages) 703 0 5.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Once upon a time there was a land full of

h of open Space with nothing or no one to fill it. Then one day Zeus the king of the Gods sent down Hephaestus, the God of fire to fill the land and make use of it. Well this was a bad idea to send th ... as a bad idea to send the god of fire to make use of the land. Zeus knew it was, but he was testing Hephaestus to see if this was the only power he had to offer. If he discovered could do more than he ...

(1 pages) 520 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Greek Goddess Athena

e hammering of the helmet caused Zeus many painful headaches and he cried out in agony. The skilled Hephaestus ran to his father and split his skull open. From it, Athena emerged, fully grown and wear ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Holes in the Myth

should stay separate. Aristophanes, however, even goes to far as to describe a scenario in which if Hephaestus, the black smith god, offered to make a certain couple whole, that they should jump on th ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature