- "god of the dead in Greek mythology;" also the name of his realm, the abode of the dead spirits, 1590s, from Greek Hades, Haides, in Homer the name of the god of the underworld, son of Kronos and Rhea, brother of Zeus and Poseidon. His name is of unknown origin. Perhaps literally "the invisible" [Watkins], from privative prefix a- + idein "to see" (see vision). The name of the god was extended in later Greek writing to his kingdom, also "the grave, death." Related: Hadal (adj.), 1964; Hadean.
- 1. We had a tiny little room which was christened Hades.
- 2. Visitors to Hades often travelled far to the west.
- 3. Then Orpheus began to play his music and softened Hades'heart.
- 4. Orpheus had lost his soul mate forever because he had broken Hades'essential demand.
- 5. Hades was so touched by the music that he decided to let Eurydice go.
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