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1 Hermes by Christopher McCormick

2 Hermes Messenger of the gods God of commerce, thieves, travelers, sports, athletes, and border crossings Guide to the Underworld Son of Zeus Brother of Apollo

3 Hermes Depicted having sandals with wings Deceptive: Hermes stole Apollo's cattle when he was born. He jumped out of his crib and hid the cattle. Hermes jumped back into his crib and pretended to be innocent. Apollo took Hermes to his father, Zeus. Apollo said he was unhappy with the way he was being treated. Instead of punishing Hermes, Zeus just laughed and found the matter funny

4 Hermes According to legend, Hermes was born in a cave on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. Hermes created the lyre. Known for helpful actions to mankind. swiftness and athleticism, Hermes was given credit for inventing foot-racing and boxing

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