By, Elsie, Skye, and Izzy!
Hermes was a god that lived on Olympus. He was known as the messenger of the Gods. His father was Zeus and his mother was the nymph Maia. He had a wife and her name was Dryope. They had one child named Pan.
What Hermes Was The God Of and what
did he accomplish?
Hermes is the god of shepherds, commerce, land travel, merchants, literature, athletics, thieves, weights and measure, and oratory. Hermes accomplished very few things but he did take the dead souls to Hades in The Underworld, and he invented the first lyre, which is basically a handheld harp.
How was Hermes celebrated?
Hermes was worshiped throughout Greece.There were many celebrations for Hermes such as
festivals in which there was foot racing, boxing ,and fire, all of which Hermes was known to invent. These festivals were called Hermoea and were taken place in Arcadia.