Roman - God of fire and metalwork. Son of Jupiter and Juno. Husband of Venus. He was lame as the result of being thrown out of heaven and set up his forge in Mount Etna where he made a golden throne for Juno, the thunderbolts hurled by Jupiter and the arrows for Cupid's bow. He was also the owner of a mirror which could tell the past, the present and the future. In one story, angered by the infidelities of Venus, he made a special robe. All who wore it became wicked. In some accounts, called Vulcan, Hephaestus, Hephaestus, Hephaistos, Hindu Tvashtri, Roman Mulciber, Kalvaistis, Kalvaistis, Greek Hephaestus, Volcanus, Volcanus, Volkanus, Volkanus, Vulcanus, Vulcanus, Mulciber, Mulciber, Quietus, Quietus, Velchanos, Velchanos, Etruscan Sethlans or Etruscan Sethlans.

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