Pronouncing Hephaestus can be difficult for some people. This guide will help you learn how to say this name correctly.
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Hephaestus was the Greek god of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges and the art of sculpture. He was the son of Zeus and Hera. In some accounts, he is the father of the smith-god Prometheus. His Roman equivalent is Vulcan.
The correct way to pronounce Hephaestus
Hephaestus is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy and fire. He is often depicted with his metalworking tools. Hephaestus’ Roman equivalent is Vulcan.
The correct way to pronounce Hephaestus is heh-fee-stuss.
The Greek God Hephaestus
Hephaestus was the Greek god of blacksmiths, sculptors, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. He is also known as the Roman god Vulcan. Hephaestus’ symbols are the tongs and hammer. His sacred animals are the donkey and the lapwing.
The Roman God Vulcan
Hephaestus was the Roman god of fire and volcanoes. His Greek counterpart was Hephaestus. Vulcan was believed to be the son of Jupiter and Juno. He is often depicted as a blacksmith or forge god, and is associated with the planet Venus.
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