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Hades by GENZOMAN Hades by GENZOMAN
A old pic from arround 2006, but retouched for a future project... maybe you ask why? hehehe, soon more news :D
graphire 3/PSCS/6hours (old pic) + 2 hours of new edit/Music: Perte (Eminent Domain) - Zbigniew Preisner (I love this song so much)

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Hades (from Greek ᾍδης, Hadēs, originally Ἅιδης, Haidēs or Άΐδης, Aidēs, meaning "the unseen") refers both to the ancient Greek underworld, the abode of Hades, and to the god of the underworld. Hades in Homer referred just to the god; the genitive ᾍδου, Haidou, was an elision to denote locality: "the house/dominion of Hades". Eventually, the nominative, too, came to designate the abode of the dead.

In Greek mythology, Hades and his brothers Zeus and Poseidon defeated the Titans and claimed rulership over the universe ruling the underworld, air, and sea, respectively; the solid earth, long the province of Gaia, was available to all three concurrently. Because of his association with the underworld, Hades is often interpreted by moderns as the Grim Reaper.

By the Romans Hades was called Pluto, from his Greek epithet Πλούτων Ploutōn (πλοῦτος, wealth), meaning "Rich One". In Roman mythology, Hades/Pluto was called Dis Pater and Orcus. The corresponding Etruscan god was Aita. Symbols associated with him are the Helm of Darkness and the three-headed dog, Cerberus.

The deceased entered the underworld by crossing the Acheron, ferried across by Charon (kair'-on), who charged an obolus, a small coin for passage placed in the mouth of the deceased by pious relatives. Paupers and the friendless gathered for a hundred years on the near shore according to Book VI of Vergil's Aeneid. Greeks offered propitiatory libations to prevent the deceased from returning to the upper world to "haunt" those who had not given them a proper burial. The far side of the river was guarded by Cerberus, the three-headed dog defeated by Heracles (Roman Hercules). Passing beyond Cerberus, the shades of the departed entered the land of the dead to be judged.
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:iconenkililsta8411:
not bad not bad .... . is awesome
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JohnSLPaul Feb 28, 2014  Student Photographer
This guy is my favorite Greek god along with Hephaestus. Mainly because they weren't complete assholes like the other gods.
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ClaytonKO Jan 22, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
These are awesome!
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:iconvonsilvo:
this outdoes the god of war hades in terms of outright AWESOME!!
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:iconkathlaw:
It's amazing!!!
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DragonMyths Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
He looks cool :) 
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DJP15 Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
slight inspiration from :icondisneyhadesplz: maybe? i love that guy
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michaelhardcore13 Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tempest! Love it! 
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Forever-cajun Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I find your hades bizzarely hot.
keep it up
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firebird2021 Oct 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
same!!!!!
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