Greek God Hephaestus Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The God of Fire, Blacksmiths And The Forge

Hephaestus Symbols, Greek God of the Forge and Blacksmiths Depicted While Crafting a Sword

Carrying on with our series on the symbols of gods in Greek mythology, we will be discussing  Hephaestus, the blacksmith of gods, who also happens to be the god of blacksmiths. Who is Hephaestus in Greek Mythology? Also known as Hephaistos, Hephaestus is the god of forges, volcanoes, fire, blacksmiths, carpenters,  stone masonry, metalworking, metallurgy and sculptors in the Greek pantheon. It is believed that he created some mythical items such as Hermes’ winged helmet and sandals, the armor of Achilles, … Continue reading the article