Hades was the ancient Greek chthonic god of the underworld, which eventually took his name. In Greek mythology, Hades was regarded as the oldest son of Children : Macaria , Melinoe. Hades was the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. After the overthrow of their father, Cronus, he drew lots with them to share the universe. He drew poorly, Other Names : Plouton. Hades ' Legend, Calgary, Alberta. likes · 1 talking about this. [Canadian] Specializing in Rainbow Boas and custom reptile art. Those judged to be bad people were sentenced to eternity in Tartarus, a version of Hell. Zeus managed to force his father to disgorge his siblings, and the gods embarked on a war against the Titans. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The best known concerns his kidnapping of Persephone, daughter of Demeter, the goddess of fertility and the earth. Learn Something New Every Day Email Address Sign up There was an error. In particular, the Greek war hero Achilles , whom Odysseus conjured with a blood libation , said:. Achilles Actaeon Argonauts Ajax the Great Ajax the Lesser Atalanta Autolycus Bellerophon Cadmus Daedalus Diomedes Dioscuri Castor and Pollux Echetlus Heracles Icarus Iolaus Jason Meleager Odysseus Oedipus Orpheus Peleus Perseus Theseus Triptolemus. After gaining control of the universe, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus drew lots to divide it among themselves. Being the king of the lower world, Pluton is the giver of all the blessings that come from the earth: Besides these horses he was also believed to have herds of oxen in the lower world and in the island of Erytheia, which were attended to by Menoetius. Consequently, the myth goes on to say, Haides brought accusation against Asklepios, charging him before Zeus of acting to the detriment of his own province, for, he said, the number of the dead was steadily diminishing, now that men were being healed by Asklepios. You haven't been assigned any news articles.