This airticle is aboot the Greek god. For ither uisses, see Hades (disambiguation).

Hades (/ˈhdz/; Auncient Greek: ᾍδης or Άͅδης, Háidēs) wis the auncient Greek chthonic god o the unnerwarld, which eventually teuk his name.[1]

Keeng o the unnerwarld
God o the Deid an Riches
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Hades wi Cerberus
AbodeThe Unnerwarld
SymbolCerberus, cornucopia, sceptre, Cypress, Narcissus, key
Personal Information
ChilderMacaria, Melinoe an Zagreus
ParentsCronus an Rhea
SiblinsPoseidon, Demeter, Hestia, Hera, Zeus
Roman equivalentDis Pater, Orcus


  1. Cartwright, Mark, "Hades", Ancient History Encyclopedia, retrieved 29 June 2015.

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