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Hermes
Boundaries, roads and travelers, commerce, thieves, athletes, cunning, shepherds. Psychopomp and divine messenger.
Hermes Ingenui Pio-Clementino Inv544.jpg
Hermes Ingenui (Vatican Museums), Roman copy of the second century BC after a Greek original of the 5th century BC. Hermes has a kerykeion (caduceus), kithara, petasos (round hat) and a traveler's cloak.
AbodeMount Olympus
SymbolTalaria, caduceus, tortoise, lyre, rooster, Petasos (Winged helmet)
Personal information
ParentsZeus and Maia
SiblingsAeacus, Angelos, Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Dionysus, Eileithyia, Enyo, Eris, Ersa, Hebe, Helen of Troy, Hephaestus, Heracles, Minos, Pandia, Persephone, Perseus, Rhadamanthus, the Charites, the Horae, the Litae, the Muses, the Moirai
ConsortMerope, Aphrodite, Dryope, Peitho
ChildrenEvander, Pan, Hermaphroditus, Abderus, Autolycus, Eudoros, Angelia, Myrtilus
Equivalents
Roman equivalentMercury
Etruscan equivalentTurms
Egyptian equivalentThoth, Anubis