CXXXIV: You Know He Basically Invented Robots?! Hephaestus & His Forge

Hephaestus beyond the drama: the importance and lasting impact of the god of the forge (there are *robots*!).

CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.

Sources: Theoi.com; the Homeric Hymn to Hephaestus translated by Hugh Evelyn-White; Gods and Robots by Adrienne Mayor.

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