Faustus is likely derived from Hephaestus—a Faustian struggle is between good and evil.
A tribe was called after his name, and Erichthonius, the mythical father of the Attic people, was the son of Hephaestus.
As a bronze-smith Hephaestus only makes the metal point of the weapon.
Hephaestus performs his task with reluctance and in pity for the victim, the deep-counselling son of right-minded Law.
The limp of Hephaestus could not have called laughter so unquenchable from their lips.
As all earthly fire was thought to have come from heaven, Hephaestus has been identified with the lightning.
Cadmus (or one of the gods) presented the bride with a robe and necklace, the work of Hephaestus.
As the lame smith he reminds us of Hephaestus, and in his flight with wings of Daedalus escaping from Minos.
Hephaestus, in the song of Demodocus, demands the return of the bride-price which he gave for the faithless Aphrodite, the .
And entering the court they stood beneath the gallery of the chamber where the goddess prepared the couch of Hephaestus.
Greek god of fire and metal-working, Roman spelling of Greek Hephaistos, a pre-Hellenic word of unknown origin.
The Greek name of Vulcan, the Greek and Roman god of fire and metalworking.