Who Makes Zeus' Lightning Bolts?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 12:48:29 AM ET
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According to ancient Greek historian Hesiod, Zeus' lighting bolts were made by Brontes, Steropes and Arges, the three Cyclopes sons of Uranus and Gaia. These one-eyed craftsmen also created Poseidon's trident and Hades' helm of darkness.