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The Infamous Lord of the Underworld: Hades

Summary: Of the numerous gods, one of the most infamous gods was Hades. Hades was best known for being the god of the underworld, the abduction of Persephone, and the way he is feared and worshiped by humans.


In Greek mythology, there lived immortal gods who took the image and characteristics of humans. These various gods held great powers and with these powers they had to play key roles in the universe, nature, and every persons life. Of the numerous gods, one of the most infamous gods was Hades. Hades was best known for being the god of the underworld, the abduction of Persephone, and the way he is feared and worshipped by humans.

Hades is "the son of Cronus, the god of time, and Rhea, the queen of the universe" (Lineman's 1). He was "one of the six original Olympian gods" (Xavr 1). The other six Olympian gods were "his siblings Zeus, Poseidon, Hestia, Hera, and Demeter" (Xavr 1). While Cronus was still ruling the gods "Zeus, along with Hades and Poseidon, made a plot to overthrow him" (Chisholm 31). The two opposing forces "went to war, and in...

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