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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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crazed-monkey Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
I can never understand why people demonize Hades just because he was the God of the Dead. He is one of three most powerful Gods in the Greek Pantheon and, in myths, he was more an of altruistic character (his tricking Persephone into being his bride not withstanding). Ares would have been more akin to being a traditional "villain" since he was always out to start wars (though as the God of War that's still perfectly understandable).
taitodong Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG...................your such a great artist!
DraconiaHydra Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In other words he is the greek devil version
Cybranwarlord Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014
No. The devil's version in greek myth is the primordial being known as tartarus. In fact, some of his personality is residual of that of the Christan myth's god. He judges them by how they lived their lives, and condemns them accordingly. Isles of the blest for those that were good in all three of their lifetimes, Elysium for those that decided to stop at one, Asphodel for those that did no good, but didn't do bad, The fields of punishments for those that did evil, whether to the gods or others, and Tartarus, for the most wicked, where he fed them to Tartarus.
DraconiaHydra Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Maybe I forgot some important parts
But the Christian devil actually wanted the people bow for the angels, he was a good angel first but became evil by this sort of
This Is what I learned
Not everything on Internet is correct ;)
And even Im paranormal I speak with a Jahova person who has his mind correct studied on the bible.
But Im not saying you could be wrong. Even I make mistakes.
Qui5012Artist Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
DraconiaHydra Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
He is actually. But I dont mind you are disagreeing. 
Qui5012Artist Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well okay then :/
DraconiaHydra Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Everyone has his own opinion and i respect yours ^^

He is represented as the Greek devil.
Loki is the Norse Devil in myths
Satan is the Christian Devil, but you allready knew that ^^
Qui5012Artist Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
But how can he be the devil if he doesn't have demonic powers? Hades a god, and if he WERE the devil, then he would be ruling Tartarus-not the realm of the dead. He's not even evil as people falsely depict him as anyway. He actually does less damage than his two brothers do, especially Zeus.
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