What does a bident symbolize? In the hands of Jupiter (also known as Jove, Etruscan Tinia), the trident or bident thus represents a forked lightning bolt. In ancient Italy, thunder and lightning were read as signs of divine will, wielded by the sky god Jupiter in three forms or degrees of severity (see manubia).
What is a trident with 2 prongs called? A bident is a two-pronged implement resembling a pitchfork. In classical mythology, the bident is associated with Pluto, the ruler of the underworld, while the three-pronged trident is the implement of Poseidon (Neptune), ruler of the sea and of earthquakes.
Does Hades have a trident? In Greek mythology, Poseidon carries a three-pronged spear known as a trident, while his brother Hades carries a two-pronged spear known as a bident.
What is the strongest Greek weapon? Zeus’s Thunderbolt
The Thunderbolt was given to Zeus by the Cyclopes after he freed them and killed his own father – and the Cyclopes’ jailor – Cronus. Zeus’s Thunderbolt was without doubt the most powerful weapon and item in all of Greek mythology.