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Hephaestus (Greek deity)


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    • Hephaistos (Greek deity)
    • Hephäst (Greek deity)
    • Ήφαιστος (Greek deity)
    • Hefesto (Greek deity)
    • Hefest (Greek deity)
    • Гефест (Greek deity)
    • Хефест (Greek deity)
    • Khefest (Greek deity)
    • Hefaistos (Greek deity)
    • Héphaestos (Greek deity)
    • Héafaestas (Greek deity)
    • Hefæstos (Greek deity)
    • Efesto (Greek deity)
    • הפייסטוס (Greek deity)
    • Hēfaists (Greek deity)
    • Hefaistas (Greek deity)
    • Héphaisztosz (Greek deity)
    • ヘーパイストス (Greek deity)
    • Hēpaisutosu (Greek deity)
    • Efèst (Greek deity)
    • Gefest (Greek deity)
    • Hefajstos (Greek deity)
    • Hefesti (Greek deity)
    • Hefajst (Greek deity)
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        Greek deity
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        (naf) Greece
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  • Sources

    • found: Brommer, Frank. Hephaistos, 1978.
    • found: Delcourt, Marie. Héphaistos, 1957.
    • found: Capdeville, Gérard. Volcanus : recherches comparatistes sur les origines du culte de Vulcain, 1995.
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, May 17, 2018(Hephaestus, Greek Hephaistos, in Greek mythology, the god of fire. Originally a deity of Asia Minor and the adjoining islands (in particular Lemnos), Hephaestus had an important place of worship at the Lycian Olympus. His cult reached Athens not later than about 600 BCE (although it scarcely touched Greece proper) and arrived in Campania not long afterward. His Roman counterpart was Vulcan)
    • found: The Oxford classical dictionary, 1996:Hephaestus (Hephaestus, Greek god of fire, of blacksmiths, and of artisans; he was very early identified with Roman Volcanus and with Etruscan Sethlans) Volcanus (Volcanus (Volkanus, Vulcanus), an ancient Roman god of destructive, devouring fire, in both the human environment and in nature; in classical times he is fully identified with Hephaestus)
    • found: German National Library GND, via WWW, May 17, 2018(Hephäst; variants: Hephaistos; Hephaestus; related to: Vulcanus)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 17, 2018(Hephaestus (Greek: Ήφαιστος = Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire, and volcanoes. Hephaestus' Roman equivalent is Vulcan) Asturian page (Hefesto) Azerbaijani page (Hefest [in roman]) Belarusian page (Гефест = Hefest) Bulgarian page (Хефест = Khefest) Breton page (Hefaistos) Catalan page (Hefest) Czech page (Héfaistos) Spanish page (Hefesto) French page (Héphaïstos or Héphaestos) Irish page (Héafaestas) Icelandic page (Hafæstos or Hefaistos) Italian page (Efesto) Hebrew page (הפייסטוס = Hefesṭos) Latvian page (Hēfaists) Lithuanian page (Hefaistas) Hungarian page (Héphaisztosz) Japanese page (ヘーパイストス = Hēpaisutosu) Occitan page (Efèst) Uzbek page (Gefest [in roman]) Polish page (Hefajstos) Russian page (Гефест = Gefest) Albanian page (Hefesti) Slovenian page (Hefajst)
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    • 2018-05-17: new
    • 2018-08-03: revised
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