Judaism, Christianity, Islam cannot add Athene, Aphrodite, Hephaistos
to their shrines -- real or metaphorical -- without undermining the basic notion of the existence of one single God.
In another instance Hephaistos
, the male god of metalworking and craft, attempts to seduce Athena.
But fire, set off by Hephaistos
at Hera's command, drives the Xanthus back and saves Achilles.
Margaret Mullett's exhaustive study of the letters of Theophylact Hephaistos
, archbishop of Ochrid in Bulgaria between 1088 and ca.
and Prometheus are said in different traditions to have assisted.
In most accounts, it was Zeus, king of the Olympians, who commissioned the Titan Prometheus and the Olympian god of fire Hephaistos
to create man.
43) In these scenes Hephaistos
typically rides a mule, and Dionysos and entourage accompany him on foot.
Like Adam and Eve, they had two antagonistic sons, Hephaistos
corresponding to Kain (Cain), and Ares corresponding to Seth.
The first essay, by Edmund Thomas, develops further his fascinating theory (argued in the journal Hephaistos
in 1997) that Agrippa's temple was 'a circular precinct, probably open to the sky, on the plan of the later Pantheon building .
An anthropological approach to the study of Greek vase painting, Hephaistos
At its center, presumably on its boss, Hephaistos
wrought the four elements: earth, air, sea, and heavenly fire.
In compliance with Zeus's scheme, Hephaistos
made "a modest maiden" from clay and, together with Athena, decorated her.