Vulcan

The divine blacksmith, whose workshop was on Mount Etna, where the Cyclops assisted him in forging thunderbolts for Jove. He was also called Mulciber.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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