Today’s topic is which of Hephaistos’ traits I find most admirable.
Hephaestus riding a donkey, Athenian red-figure skyphos C5th B.C., Toledo Museum of Art. Taken from Theoi.com, 1 May 2017.
The answer is very simple, it is identical to what I said in my post on how he represents Hellenic ideals. It’s the perseverance in spite of adversities.