Saturday, February 26, 2005


Greek Mythology

Name: Hermes
Domain: The Messenger of the Gods
Weapon: Caduceus (a willow wand with entwined snakes), The Helmet of Darkness (a helmet that endowed its wearer with invisibility), and Winged Sandals (sandals that allowed their wearer to fly)


Hermes was the messenger of the gods. He also guided the souls of the dead to the Underworld. Hermes was a prankster and a genius from birth. Hermes was the son of Zeus and a mountain nymph. On his first day of life he created the lyre from a tortoise shell.

He aided Odysseus and Persues on their respective quests.