Aidoneus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aidoneus (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
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Usage

In literature:

And Aidoneus, ruler over the dead, smiled grimly and obeyed the behest of Zeus the king.
"Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica" by Homer and Hesiod
There, too, stands the hall of the lord of the Underworld, Aidoneus, the brother of Zeus.
"The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
Aides, Aidoneus, or Hades, was the son of Cronus and Rhea, and the youngest brother of Zeus and Poseidon.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
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