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Aidoneusnoun

(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone

Hadesnoun

plural of hade

Aidoneus

For the Greek god who sometimes went by this name, see Hades.Aidoneus (Ancient Greek: Ἀїδωνεύς) was a mythical king of the Molossians in Epirus, who is represented as the husband of Persephone. After Theseus, with the assistance of Pirithous, concealed Helen at Aphidnae, he went to Epirus to procure for Pirithous Kore, the wife of Aidoneus, as a reward.

Hadesnoun

The nether world (according to classical mythology, the abode of the shades, ruled over by Hades or Pluto); the invisible world; the grave.

‘And death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them.’; ‘Neither was he left in Hades, nor did his flesh see corruption.’; ‘And in Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torments.’;

Hadesnoun

(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone

Hadesnoun

(religion) the world of the dead;

‘he didn't want to go to hell when he died’;

Hades

Hades (; Greek: ᾍδης Hádēs; Ἅιδης Háidēs), in the ancient Greek religion and myth, is the god of the dead and the king of the underworld, with which his name became synonymous. Hades was the eldest son of Cronus and Rhea, although the last son regurgitated by his father.

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