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  Hephaistos * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Hephaistos was the lame and clever son of Hera (with no apparent consort).
Hephaistos refused to release the ensnared couple until he received an adulterers payment from Ares.
Hephaistos is often confused with the Roman god, Vulcan.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/hephaistos.html   (1842 words)

  
  Hephaistos - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - Nationaal Museum voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
Hephaistos landde toen op het Griekse eiland Lemnos, waar een belangrijke cultus rond hem ontstond.
Hephaistos was de god van het vuur en de smid van de goden.
Hephaistos smeedde de bliksemschichten van Zeus, de drietand van Poseidon en de ketenen van Prometheus.
www.rijksmuseum.nl /aria/aria_encyclopedia/00065983?lang=nl   (210 words)

  
 Hephaistos - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - National Museum for Art and History
Hephaistos was the son of Zeus and Hera.
Hephaistos was the god of fire and the smith of the gods.
Hephaistos fashioned Zeus' lightning bolts, Poseidon's trident and the chains of Prometheus.
www.rijksmuseum.nl /aria/aria_encyclopedia/00049646?lang=en   (225 words)

  
 Elfwood: James S Hayward, 'The Hephaistos Heresy', Stories
Hephaistos watched, trying to keep his face impassive against the horrific scene he was witnessing.
Hephaistos reached into the fire at his side and drew out the sword, laying it upon the anvil.
Hephaistos rages so against the pantheon and their callous abuse of humanity, yet in his self-justified crusade of vengeance he stoops to deeds as cruel or crueler than Zeus and any of the others.
elfwood.lysator.liu.se /libr/j/s/jshayward/the_hephaistos_heresy.htm.html   (3329 words)

  
 The mythical inventors Hephaistos, Daedalus, Talos (or Calus), Palamedes and others
Hephaistos, the husband of Aphrodite and the son of Zeus and Hera, an inventor of various automatic devices.
When Hephaistos was banished from the Olymp after some problems with Hera he was so angry that he sent to his mother Hera a golden throne, which however trapped her as soon as she sat in it.
Hephaistos is no longer essential to the society, and (with his lame leg) becomes a comic figure as the sadly cuckolded husband.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/MythicalInventors.html   (2735 words)

  
 HEPHAESTUS : Greek god of fire & metalworking ; mythology ; pictures : HEPHAISTOS, VULCAN
HEPHAISTOS was the great Olympian god of fire, metalworking, stonemasonry and the art of sculpture.
But now that they have learned crafts through Hephaistos Klytotekhnes (the famed worker), easily they live a peaceful life in their own houses the whole year round.
Hephaistos took the huge blower off from the block of the anvil limping; and yet his shrunken legs moved lightly beneath him.
www.theoi.com /Olympios/Hephaistos.html   (1744 words)

  
 Hephaistos - Definition, explanation
Hephaistos ist in der griechischen Mythologie der Gott des Feuers und der Schmiede und entspricht dem römischen Vulcanus.
Sohn des Zeus und der Hera (oder von Hera in Parthenogenese alleine gezeugt), er wurde, da er klein, hässlich und schreiend, auf die Welt kam, von seiner Mutter von dem Olymp geschleudert und fiel in den Okeanos.
Als sich Aphrodite und Ares in diesem vergnügten, wurden sie in diesem Netz gefangen und Hephaistos rief die anderen Götter, die das Paar verspotteten.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/h/he/hephaistos.php   (185 words)

  
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After swearing Hephaistos to secrecy about the de s ign, Aeolus revealed that in the Aegean Sea were two particular conches from which two sections, joined together at right angles, would serve as a magical ear trumpet with which to hear the winds.
Aeolus explained that Hephaistos could put his ear to eac h of the four orifices in turn and hear each of the winds as distinctly as in his youth.
In his joy Hephaistos promised Aeolus a new suit of impenetrable armor each year and an anemometer with which to guage the speed of his winds, both fashioned of the same indestructible amalgam with which he made the double conch.
members.cox.net /jpirtle6/RobertsArt/hephaistoseartrumpet.doc   (372 words)

  
 BORZOI READER | Anne Carson | DECREATION
Since he is the god of the forge--god of fire, art, craft, igneous eruptions and technological cunning--he goes to his workshop and fashions a trap out of volcanic chains hammered so thin they are all but invisible.
Hephaistos' high mood shifts down gradually to sadness as he realizes that by their lightness they have already won.
Hephaistos disassembles the trap and lies down in the bed by himself.
www.randomhouse.com /knopf/authors/carson/performance.html   (622 words)

  
 Mythography | The Greek God Hephaistos in Myth and Art
"Hephaistos [Hephaestus], the celestial artist, was the son of Hera.
He was born lame, and his mother was so displeased at the sight of him that she flung him out of Olympus.
The god Hephaistos was identified with Vulcan in Roman mythology.
www.loggia.com /myth/hephaistos.html   (204 words)

  
 The Athenian Agora 04   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Once known as the Theseum (temple of Theseus) - now generally agreed to be the Hephaisteion (temple of Hephaistos), where Hephaistos, god of the forge and Athena, goddess of arts and crafts were worshipped together, on the hill overlooking the commercial centre.
It was built between 460 and 420 BC (delays because of building programme on the Acropolis, and the Peloponnesian War) of Pentelic marble, and is the best-preserved Greek temple.
The sculptural decoration showed labours of Heracles, labours of Theseus, and battle of Lapiths and Centaurs, and inside were statues of Athena and Hephaistos.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~loxias/hephaisteion.htm   (113 words)

  
 Hephaistos
Hephaistos kam schmächtig und reizlos zur Welt, was Hera dazu veranlaßte, ihn aus dem Olymp zu schleudern.
Um an Hera Rache dafür zu nehmen, daß sie ihn verstoßen hatte, ließ Hephaistos seine Mutter an einen Thron ketten, den er eigenhändig geschmiedet hatte.
Athenas Geburt erfolgte, indem Hephaistos den Kopf des Zeus mit dem Beil spaltete, worauf Athena gerüstet heraussprang.
www.mythologica.de /hephaist.htm   (492 words)

  
 The Gods of Anceint Greece: Hephaistos
Hephaistos is the god of fire, metalworking, and volcanoes.
Hephaistos is very skilled, and he made many things for the gods, such as Zeus’ scepter, Athena’s shield, and the chariot for Helios.
Athena and Hephaistos shared the temple Hephaesteum in Athens, as they were both patrons of craftspeople.
persephones.250free.com /hephaistos.html   (435 words)

  
 Hephaistos
Hephaistos is the one of the many children of Zeus and Hera, father and mother of the Zodiac Dragon Clan.
As an adult Hephaistos still doesn't own the very best of reputation within his family, they sure respect him for his incredible skills as a flsmith, but the same time he still is told to be not of much other worth, they see him as ugly and of not much charisma.
In every human generation a priest is assigned a dragon, the pair of them then staying together for the rest of the priest's mortal life, however, not all dragons always get a priest and especially Hephaistos rarely is chosen to actually guard.
home.pages.at /geschaedigtkrank/hephaistos.htm   (577 words)

  
 Classical Myth: Hephaistos: Images
Although - or because - lame, Hephaistos is the builder and craftsman for the gods.
He is also know as Hephaestus and Vulcan (Roman).
Mars and Venus caught in the net and shown by Vulcan to gods: Large image,
web.uvic.ca /grs/bowman/myth/gods/hephaistos_i.html   (56 words)

  
 Hephaistos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On this fl figure vase, the flsmith god, Hephaistos appears crouching before his forge, holding tongs in his right hand.
Hephaistos again holds tongs (in his right hand) as well as a hammer in his left hand.
Hephaistos' lame foot is particularly visible on this fl figure Hydria from Caere, ca.
www.uncg.edu /cla/hephaistos.htm   (93 words)

  
 Hephaistos - History for Kids!
Hephaistos (heh-FAIS-toss) is the flsmith god, the god of volcanoes and hot fires and smelting metal ore to make iron.
Hephaistos was Hera's son, and was not thought of as having had any father.
In some stories, Hephaistos is married to Aphrodite, but they never seem to get along very well.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/religion/hephaistos.htm   (347 words)

  
 HEPHAISTOS microwave oven
It is the first time that the advantages of microwave technology have been developed successfully to an industrially mature high technology level.
Named after the Greek god of handcraft and fire, we have named the system HEPHAISTOS and it is sold under our Votsch brand name.
The HEPHAISTOS system is ideal for use within the Aerospace and Automotive sectors where glass fibre and carbon fibre is extensively used.
www.weiss-gallenkamp.com /products/laboratory-industrial-ovens/hephaistos-microwave-oven   (292 words)

  
 Temple of Hephaistos (Hephaestus) / Thesseion, Agora
From the Agora an attractive footpath runs past the Tholos up the Agora Hill (Kolonos Agoraios), on which stands the Temple of Hephaistos.
The Hephaisteion, lying near the smiths' and craftmen's quarter of Athens, was dedicated to the divinities of the smiths and the arts, Hephaistos and Athena.
It is one of the best preserved of surviving Greek temples, thanks to the conversion into a Christian church which saved it from destruction.
www.planetware.com /athens/agora-temple-of-hephaistos-hephaestus-thesseion-gr-ath-hepha.htm   (300 words)

  
 Hephaistos Factory — Plone CMS: Open Source Content Management
Hephaistos Factory — Plone CMS: Open Source Content Management
Hephaistos Factory 1.0-beta2 (Beta release) Released Nov 19, 2005
Hephaistos Factory 1.0-beta1 (Beta release) Released Sep 15, 2005
www.plone.org /products/hephaistos   (366 words)

  
 St George's Church, Temple of Hephaistos
When in the fifth century the temple of Hephaistos was converted into a Christian church, dedicated to St George, it became necessary to construct a chancel at the east end in place of the previous entrance.
A new entrance (still preserved) was therefore broken through the west wall of the cella, and the old east entrance wall and the two columns of the pronaos were removed and replaced by an apse.
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by international laws.
www.planetware.com /athens/temple-of-hephaistos-st-georges-church-gr-ath-hephc.htm   (207 words)

  
 WebLog Pro Olivier Berger » Presentation of Shibboleth integration in PicoForge at Hephaistos Conference
Presentation of Shibboleth integration in PicoForge at Hephaistos Conference
Here are the slides of our presentation of PicoForge and integration in a federation identity with Shibboleth, made at the Hephaistos Conference.
Update 2006/12/09 : the paper is now online, included in the preliminary version of the proceedings of the conf.
www-inf.int-evry.fr /~olberger/weblog/2006/11/16/presentation-of-shibboleth-integration-in-picoforge-at-hephaistos-conference   (254 words)

  
 Temple of Hephaistos - a Gardens Guide review
Temple of Hephaistos - a Gardens Guide review
: Also known as the Theseum and Hephaisteion, the Temple of Hephaistos overlooks the Agora in Athens.
It was built between 460 and 420 BC in Pentelic marble, and is regarded as the best-preserved Greek temple.
www.gardenvisit.com /ge/hephaistos_temple_garden.htm   (151 words)

  
 Hephaistos Factory — plone.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Hephaistos Factory 1.0-beta2 (Beta release) Released Nov 19, 2005
Hephaistos Factory 1.0-beta1 (Beta release) Released Sep 15, 2005
plone.org /products/hephaistos   (367 words)

  
 Hephaistos Factory 1.0-beta2 (Beta release) — plone.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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