Hermes
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  • He is said to be a handsome young man with a winged hat, winged sandals and carries a magic wand.
  • Hermes is Clever, bold, determined, athletic, and a powerful magician.He can charm monsters with his flute or lyre music.
  • Hermes is the king of the gods and also leads the dead into underworld.
  • Hermes shows up in the Roman pantheon under the name Mercury. He also invented the lyre from a turtle shell.
  • Unlike many of the offspring of Zeus, Hermes was not a demi-god, but a full-blooded Greek god.
  • He protects and takes care of all the travelers, miscreants, harlots,and also thieves that pray to him or cross near his path.
  • He is athletic and is always looking out for runners, or any athletes with injuries who need his help. He is like their doctor.
  • Hermes is a messenger from the gods to humans.
  • Hermes was believed to have invented many types of racing and the sports of wrestling and boxing, and therefore was a patron of athletes.
  • He was also the great Olympian God of animal husbandry, roads, travel, hospitality, heralds, diplomacy, trade, thievery, language, writing, persuasion, and many more.
  • He was also the personal agent and herald of Zeus.
  • Hermes was known as either a handsome and athletic, beardless youngster, or as an older bearded man.

  • Hermes is the son of Zues and Maia.
  • He is the fastest of the gods.He is the god of thieves and god of commerce.
  • He invented the lyre, the pipes, the musical scale, astronomy , weights and measures, boxing, gymnastics, and the care of olive trees.
  • Usually represented as young man, he is one of the oldest gods.


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hermes (wand is the medical sign)