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Hermes

Hermes was the messenger-god of Zeus, and was the god of games, of business, and of story telling. He was the offspring of the god Zeus and the goddess Maia.

Maia herself was the daughter of the titan Atlas. Hermes was known to the Romans as the god Mercury.

Hermes always played tricks on other gods. He once stole Apollo's cattle by making them walk backwards.

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