Aidoneus


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Noun1.Aidoneus - (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythologyAidoneus - (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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912-914) Also he came to the bed of all-nourishing Demeter, and she bare white-armed Persephone whom Aidoneus carried off from her mother; but wise Zeus gave her to him.
Sin embargo, se evitaba pronunciar el nombre del soberano para evitar su colera, y se preferian, mas bien, los sobrenombres de Aidoneus (el Invisible) o Plouton (el Rico).
After Zeus slept with Demeter who nurtures many, she bore white-armed Persephone, whom Aidoneus snatched away from her mother with the consent of wise Zeus.