Vulcan was the son of Juno and Jupiter. He was born with
a limp. Vulcan was married (and deeply loved) by Venus,
the goddess of love and beauty.
is the Roman god of
fire and forge. He was always making things. Like all Romans, he was a great builder.
In Roman mythology, he was one of the top 12 gods in the
heavens - the 12 gods that made up the Dei
Consentes, the council of gods.
One day, Jupiter, king of all the gods,
ordered Vulcan to create the first mortal woman out of clay. Vulcan
created the beautiful Pandora.
Story of Pandora (Greek myth)
Jupiter is called Zeus
Vulcan's Greek name is Hephaestus
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