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

Fire Goddesses Around The World – The Extensive List

Hestia Holding A Torch Greek Goddess Hestia Symbols, The Full List of Hestia Symbols, Sacred Animals and Plants

In today’s post, we will be discussing the goddesses of fire across cultures and religions around the world. Without further ado, here is the complete list of female deities of fire. Oya, African/Yoruban Goddess of Weather, Fire, Death and Rebirth Mainly known as a goddess of weather, Oya is the Yoruban and West-African spirit and goddess of fire, storms, lightning, death and rebirth. In addition to the Yoruba religion, she is venerated in many cultures and religions including Haitian Vodou, Santeria, … Continue reading the article

Greek God Zeus Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants

Zeus Symbol, Lightning Bolt Thunder

Today’s post is about Zeus, one of the most important figures in Greek mythology, if not the most important. We will be examining symbols of Zeus including his sacred animals and plants as well as providing information about his characteristics, family tree, wives and children. Who Is Zeus in Greek Mythology? Zeus is the god of the sky, lightning/thunder, weather, fate and kings in Greek mythology. He is also known as the King of the Gods since he is the main … Continue reading the article