Hephaestus, god of fire, was the brother of Ares. And although he was limping and ugly, he was the husband of Aphrodite, a fact which often makes him feel strong jealousy. He invented many magical weapons for gods and heroes, including his wife's waist, helmet and sandals for Hermes, armor for Achilles and bow and arrow for Eros.

Dionysus, the god of the agriculture and wine, joined last the Olympians and Hestia had to yield him her place. His plants are the vines and the creeping ivy. Dionysus often carried yew wand, accompanied by the goat leged satyrs and Maenads - wild women who engage in exalted dances during his holidays. He was the child of Zeus and Semele, a mortal woman, who, being before instructed of Hera, asked Zeus to appear in his divine image. Since she was mortal, she got burned by the light. Then Zeus rescued her unborn child and sewed it up in his thigh, where it was born after nine months. The teacher of the little Dionysus was Silen, the wine lover, who often transported on the back of a donkey. Before taking his place on Olympus, Dionysus wandered the world for many years. He went to India to teach people how to grow vines.
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