Examples from the Web for hephaestus
Faustus is likely derived from Hephaestus—a Faustian struggle is between good and evil.
As a bronze-smith Hephaestus only makes the metal point of the weapon.The World of Homer|Andrew Lang
Hephaestus to the River God, for the same reason that the sun is opposed to the sea.Essays and Miscellanies|Plutarch
And entering the court they stood beneath the gallery of the chamber where the goddess prepared the couch of Hephaestus.The Argonautica|Apollonius Rhodius
Ptah, the Hephaestus of the Greeks, a demiurgic and creative god, special patron of hand-workers and artisans.
As for Hephaestus, the great ferocious tom, he was more like an insane tiger than a cat.Simon the Jester|William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for hephaestus
Word Origin and History for hephaestus
Greek god of fire and metal-working, Roman spelling of Greek Hephaistos, a pre-Hellenic word of unknown origin.
Culture definitions for hephaestus
The Greek name of Vulcan, the Greek and Roman god of fire and metalworking.