Hades was the king of the underworld, the god of death and the dead. He presided over the funeral rites and defended the right to bury the dead is due. Hai’des was also the God hidden in the country rich in fertile soil that feeds the seed corn, dug a lot of gold, silver and other metals.
Hades was devoured by Kronos, when he was born, with four of his brothers and sisters. Zeus later caused Titan to return them, and together they drove the Titan gods of heaven and locked them in the pit of Tartarus. When the three victorious brothers then drew lots for the division of the cosmos, Hades received the third part, the rich dark black underground that its field.
Hades wanted a wife and a request of his brother Zeus to grant him a daughter. God offered him Persephone, the daughter of Demeter. However, knowing that resist the goddess of marriage, consented to the removal by force of the girl. When Demeter found out he was furious and caused a severe shortage of falling into the earth until her daughter was returned. Zeus was forced to recognize the humanity of fear to lose, and she recovered after the Mafia. However, since he had tasted of the pomegranate seed, which was forced to return to it by each year.
Hades has been described as a dark, bearded god king. E ‘has been described as Aidoneus, enthroned in the underworld, where bird rod tip, or Plouton, the employer of prosperity, fertility pouring from a cornucopia. The Romans called him Dis, or Pluto, the Latin form of his name greek Plouton “The Lord of wealth.”