Hephaestus Family Tree
Hephaestus is the god of volcanoes, blacksmith and craftsman. He was tossed out of the Mt. Olympus and went on to lemons and he built furnaces underneath volcano. He is related to Mt. Aetna.
Hephaestus was the son who was delivered by Hera without a father after Athena was produced by Zeus without a female.
Hephaestus is depicted using the symbols of tongs and axe. Hephaestus was craftsman and blacksmith of the Olympians.
Hephaestus had many children of whom Erikthonios, first king of Athens was the most significant child of Hephaestus.
Here are the divine offspring of Hephaestus. Euklela child of Aglaia and Hephaestus is the goddess of good repute and glory. Eupheme is the child of Agaila and Hephaestus and the goddess of being well spoken. The couple also had a daughter named Euthenia, who was the goddess of prosperity and plenty. Hephaestus and nymphe Kaberio had son Kaberiroi who was the god of mysteries. Aitna and Hephaestus had son named Palikoi. He was the god of hot springs and geysers in Palikoi, Sikelia. Philophrosyne is the child of Agalia and Hephaestus, who was the goddess of friendliness and welcome. Thaleia is the nymph of Sikelia and Hephaestus’s daughter.
The mortal offspring of Hephaestus are as follows. Ardolas is the man of the Troizenos located in Argolis and he was the inventor of flute. Erikhthonios is the ancient Attika king and offspring of Gaia and Hephaestus. Kerkyon is the son of Hephaestus as believed by some in Greek mythology, and he was the bandit of Eleusis of Attika. Olenos is the king of Olenos which is a city in Akhaia of southern Greece and is the child of Hephaestus. Servius Tullius, the king of Latium, Spinther and Philottos are the sons of Hephaestus.
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