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        Hermes (Mercury)  

 

 

                    Parents of Hermes    

 

                                           Hermes is the son of Zeus and Maia.

 

               Areas Hermes governs &  Symbols of Hermes    








                                           Hermes is the Messenger of the God.  He is the fastest of the Gods.  He wears winged sandals, a winged hat, and carries a magic wand which was twisted by two snakes.  He is the God of Commerce and Thieves.  And Hermes is also the one who guide the dead to go to the underworld.

                                           He invented the lyre, the pipes, the musical scale, astronomy, weights and measures, boxing, gymnastics, and the care of olive trees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                         

 

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