Introduction: Hades was the god of the under world. He was also a sibling of Zeus and Poseidon. Hades ruled over the underworld while Zeus ruled over heaven and all other things.
The myth of the underworld Greek God: Hades By: Colton
Hades was the ruler of the underworld . Hades and his brother Zeus would choose whether someone goes to heaven (with Zeus) or the underworld (with Hades). Hades was now sent to choose and show why Hercules should be sent to the underworld.
Zeus and Hades argued for what seemed like days. Hades said that Hercules will live in the hero part of the underworld and will have luxury living. While Zeus argued that Hercules will be praised like a god. All the people will love and Praise him.
Hercules was impressed by the hero section of the underworld. He had never felt the feeling of being alone. He had always been surrounded by people that amired him and praised him for simply being in ones precences
Hercules was not as impressed with heaven, once again he has had enough praise in his life to be content . So Hercules decied he would live with Hades in the underworld . Away from people.
Greek mythology was used to explain natural event in the world and unknown ideas. The Greek myth of Hades and Zeus was used to explain what a person did or went after death. They also used this myth to explain what a persons fate would be depending on their behavior