Greek and Roman Mythologies
Persephone (Proserpina)
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Demeter (Ceres)
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Hades (Pluto)

Hades is the god of the underworld in Greek mythology. Hades, along with his brothers Poseidon and Zeus, defeated the Titans and claimed rulership over the underworld sea and air.

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What is hades like in the odyssey?

The gloomy dwelling of the ghosts, heroes and gods and goddesses of Greek myth. ...
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What is the abode of hades?

the underword
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What is gates of hades?

Imagined gates within the Underworld, associated with Hades, the god of the Underworld. ...
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What is the story of hades birth?

Hades and his siblings were the children of Cronus and Rheia. Since Cronus heard that his children would destroy him, he ate them after Rheia gave birth to them. When Zeus was born, Rheia gave Cronus a rock to eat, and he threw up the children he had already consumed. One of these upchucked children was Hades. ...
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Why is Persephone Hades' favorite?

She is his wife and she is extremely beautiful.
Asked in Zeus (Jupiter), Greek and Roman Mythologies, Hades (Pluto)

How are Zeus and Hades different?

Zeus is the Lord of Olympus and the King of all Gods. He is unfaithful unlike his older brother Hades, the God of the Underworld who stays faithful to his wife, Persephone. They both have a way in showing their anger. While Zeus controls the weather with his mood, Hades would sometimes kill mortals without a cause. But Hades, who is not even depicted in the The Iliad, does not like getting close to Wars with his brothers. In fact, he lets...
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What are myths that describe hades?

It depends on if you mean Hades, the land of the Dead - the Underworld itself, or Hades the god that rules the dead and is king of the land that takes his name. In either case, yes - there are many myths that refer to the place and its god, for one the labors of Hercules. ...
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How do you use the name of hades in modern times?

Hades most often refers to the Underworld in modern terms, this being called Hell. ...
Asked in Hobbies & Collectibles, Hades (Pluto)

What are hobbies of hades?

He likes to ride in gold chariots pulled by black horses.
Asked in Poseidon (Neptune), Greek and Roman Mythologies, Hades (Pluto)

How was the big three born in greek mythology?

Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus were three of the six children of the Titans Rhea and Cronus, their sisters were Hera, Demeter, and Hestia; each child was swallowed whole at birth by Cronus, save for Zeus the youngest who Rhea hid away. ...
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What are some modern connections with hades?

It is a modern mistake to call Hades "Hell".
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What did hades influence us today?

Many ideas of hell and heaven can be traced to have roots in the Underworld of Greek myth of which Hades was ruler of. ...
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What deal does Hades make with the gods regarding Persephone?

Persephone was the daughter of the Godess of the seasons. Now before, there was 1 season all the time Summer. But one day Hades saw Persephone and thought she was beautiful; so he kidnapped her and took her to the underworld. Even then, she would not accept his offer to marry him so she stayed in the underworld for a few weeks, until her mother came looking for her. The Mother talked to Hades and as Her and her daughter were leaving,...
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How is the character of Demeter similar to and different from the character of Hades in the myth Demeter and Persephone?

Hades is a god of the under world/earth. Demeter a goddess of the upper world/earth. So, both deal in the earth, one below one above. Hades was later associated with plant life and growth, for when Persephone rose from the underworld he had released spring. Hades and Demeter were brother and sister, their mother was Rhea, and father Cronus. ...
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Where Can Hades be found?

In the Underworld.
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When did the Romans celebrate the god of Pluto?

The Romans did not celebrate Pluto save in the sense as a god of wealth and a god of spring growth. ...
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Who is a similar god in another culture to hades?

Anubis, the Ancient Egyptian god of the underworld.
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Hades (Pluto), Apollo

When was God born?

I believe that God was here before everything. In the Holy Bible it says that there was no beginning and there will be no end to God. God is forever and He will never end. Alot of people are wrong when they think about God they think about there own god but there is only one and that is the Heavenly Father and He has a son named Jesus. That is my belief. He was never born and never die. He...
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How did the river styx influence modern media?

Styx became a symbol for rebellion, for hate, for youth and death and hell. ...
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Information on Hades?

Hades rules the underworld, and rarely goes to Mt. Olympus. He has two brothers, Posiedon and Zeus, and has three sisters, Demeter, Hera, and Hestia. Hades was also called, Plouton, a name which the Romans latinized as Pluto. In Greek Mythology, Hades is the oldest male child of both Cronus and Rhea. Hades and his two brothers defeated the Titans, and claimed rulership over the cosmos. In Roman Mythology, the entrance to the underworld located at Avernus. Pomegranate is his sacred fruit....
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Who killed hades?

No one, Gods are immortal.
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When did hades get sent to the underworld?

When Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades pulled sticks to see who got what. Zeus got first choice, and picked sky, Poseidon got water, and Hades was stuck with underworld. Land was for the humans. ...
Asked in New Testament, Greek and Roman Mythologies, Hades (Pluto)

Why would the Greeks pray to Nyx?

Well, Nyx was the personification of night, so perhaps they prayed for a safe night's sleep or the safety of those who worked at night. ...
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Who were the gods associated with the Olympics?

The Olympians as they were known were the twelve Gods and Goddesses associated with the Olympics.They were:Aphrodite the Goddess of loveApollo the God of the SunAres the God of WarArtemis the Goddess of the MoonAthena the Goddess of WisdomDemeter the Goddess of FertilityDionysus the God of TheatreHephaestos the God of FireHera the Goddess of Marriage (wife of Zeus)Hermes the messenger GodPoseidon the God of the SeaZeus the God of the Sky and Ruler of Olympia. The Olympics were a reference to them as...