Hades Speaks! Quotes by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Hades (Pluto) – Greek God of Underworld
He presided over funeral rites and defended the right of the dead to due burial. Haides was also the god of the hidden wealth of the earth, from the fertile soil with nourished the seed-grain, to the mined wealth of gold, silver and other metals. Haides was devoured by Kronos Cronus as soon as he was born, along with four of his siblings. Zeus later caused the Titan to disgorge them, and together they drove the Titan gods from heaven and locked them away in the pit of Tartaros. When the three victorious brothers then drew lots for the division of the cosmos, Haides received the third portion, the dark dismal realm of the underworld, as his domain. Haides desired a bride and petitioned his brother Zeus to grant him one of his daughters.
Eventually, the nominative came to designate the abode of the dead. In Greek mythology, Hades is the oldest male child of Cronus and Rhea. - Geeks and nerds who loves mythology may be familiar to several gods and goddesses. But for those who are not, let me give you a quick talk about the popular gods.
Pluto, the god-king of the Underworld, known primarily as Hades Aidis in Greek language means invisible was often enlisted as one of the twelve gods of Olympus. There are many traditions that prevailed in ancient Greek cities regarding the Underworld and its gods and demons. Since Homer, Hades prevailed as the biggest form of the Underworld, king and ruler of the silent world of the dead. When Zeus, being helped by his mother, managed to cunningly outwit Cronus and resuscitate his two brothers, who had been swallowed by their father. Shortly after, a great war began. The Cyclops supplied the three siblings with irresistible and fierce weapons.