Hearthfire Handworks — hellenic gods

The Altar of Eleos

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There were a number of deities within the Greek pantheon who are often regarded by modern scholars as mere personifications–deities bearing the names of concepts, such as Nike (Victory) or Tyche (Fortune). […]

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An Introduction to Hermes

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Hermes is the god of tradesmen and travellers, as well as thieves. As a god of communication he helps with the transmission of messages. He also acts as a psychopomp–one who conducts […]

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An Introduction to Epithets

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Culturally, we probably know the Greek gods better than any other pantheon. We can attribute this in part to artists and poets–Byron and his crew loved our gods and loved to write […]

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An Introduction to Hephaistos (Hephaestus)

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Hephaistos is god of smiths, craftsmen and inventors, particularly metalworkers. Myths and Stories Hephaistos’ first myth is that of his birth to Hera; he may or may not be the son of […]

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An Introduction to Hekate

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Hekate, goddess of pathways and crossroads, is also associated with magic, witchcraft, and ghosts. She is as well a protective goddess, particularly of women, and many houses had a small shrine to […]

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