The Gods Of The Underworld Essay

1737 Words Feb 6th, 2016 7 Pages
I magine being swallowed by your own father, and controlling a kingdom where the dead go. That happen to Hades, the god of the underworld. Hades’ background, strengths, weakness, enemies, and stores make up what we call Greek Mythology. It’s not like the stories that you head when you were little. It’s much bigger, and complex. Hades the unseen god, now has been seen for the first time like no other.
 Hades’ Background
Born from two Titans, Cronos and Rhea witch ruled the world. Hades the brother to Poseidon, Zeus, Hestia, Hera, and his twin Demeter. Hades sibling were raised on Mountain Olympus, but not Hades. Hades was raised in the dark, gloomy underworld.
When Hades was born his father, Cronos swallowed him and his other siblings. Zeus somehow magnet to escape out of Cronos and begged of him to throw up the others. According to a source, after Cronos threw up the others they gathered allies and challenged the Titans for the power of Titanomachy, a war. The war lasted ten years but ended with the Titians losing (Wikipedia #1). When they won the war Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon split the world into three kingdoms. Zeus got the havens where he ruled over the gods and the marital. Hades got the underworld, where he ruled over the dead and all things underground. Then Poseidon got the waters where he ruled any body of water in the world. That’s where Greek Mythology took off.
The underworld was a lonely, dark place under the ground. Within the underworld you had…

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