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              30th April,2004



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        Hephaestus (Vulcan)  



                    Parents of Hephaestus    


                                           Hephaestus is the son of Zeus, the chief God and Hera, the wife of Zeus.


              Lovers of Hephaestus    


                                           His wife is Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love and Beauty.  He is aware that his wife do not love him very much as their marriage is due to the arrangement of Hera, not by her own choice.  Therefore, he made a golden net to capture Aphrodite and her lover, Ares, the God of War, and showed publicly in front of all the other Gods.





               Areas Artemis governs &  Symbols of Artemis    

                                           Hephaestus is the builder and craftsman of the Gods.  He governs smiths and metal-working.  The symbol of him is the axe.                                          










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