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God Of The Underworld, Hades

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alysa caroll

on 2 June 2014

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Transcript of God Of The Underworld, Hades

The Helm Of Darkness was made by a cyclops who made Zeus the Thunderbolt and Poseidon the Trident. It was used by gods and goddesses like Athena, Hermes, and Perseus. Also The Helm Of Darkness is known as the Cap Of Invisibility.
Extra Info
Demeter had a daughter named Persephone, one day Persephone was working in the fields and Hades saw her, he wanted to marry her so he asked Zeus and he said yes. Hades kidnapped Persephone and brought her to the Underworld. Demeter was devastated and depressed that her daughter was missing, so she took care of a little boy and tried to turn him immortal. The mother found out a kicked Demeter out, while Demeter was gone all the crops and nature turned brown and died, that's how the seasons were created. The gods noticed so they went to the Underworld to get Persephone back. Before she left she ate a pomegranate , she ate 4 seeds, but not the whole pomegranate. Now she will have to spend 2/3 of the year in the Underworld, and the 1/3 of the year with Demeter.
Currently, Hades or the devil in the religion Christianity, means he is the ruler of hell where all the sinners go. Also, it is said that the diamonds and gold come from Hades who made the riches. When someone dies, some people think that the person will be reincarnated, but people think that's impossible because Hades prevents souls coming back to earth. Lastly, the fates decide death, so some people think that's how people die and when they die, the fates decided it.
Our World Currently
Hades special talent is to keep souls from leaving the Underworld, so the souls do not roam the earth. Hades is a dark bearded man, he is known as, "The Lord Of Riches". He also is a very dark and gloomy figure, he has a pet or slave named Cerberus. Cerberus is a 3 headed dog that is very vicious and protective. Hades is a persistent determined man and tries to get what he wants. Hades was also born on an island called Crete, the island is very beautiful as well. Hades eyes are grey and is not liked by many of the gods and godess.
Symbol And Talent
Hades Family Tree
Hades parents were Cronus and Rhea, they had children or Hades brothers known as Zeus and Poseidon. Hades wife is Persephone, the Furies, Dionysus, and Makaria are Hades children.
Hades weapon is unique and different from the other gods and godess. A cyclops gave Hades his weapon to help end the war between the titans and gods. The Helm Of Darkness allowed you not to be seen, felt, or heard. Hades also ruled the Underworld and was able to raise the dead.
God Of The Underworld, Hades
By: Alysa and Annalisa
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