Who is Hades? – ancient Greek gods

By |2018-04-23T09:54:02-07:00July 13th, 2017|Greeks, Religion|

Hades kidnaps Persephone (Greek painting from the Hellenistic period) Hades was the god of the dead, who ruled the place where dead people went after they died (Sometimes people also called the underworld "Hades"). He is a rather shadowy figure in more ways than one, spooky and cruel, and the Greeks didn't like to talk about [...]