In Greek Religion, the chief deity of the pantheon, a sky and weather god. His Roman counterpart was Jupiter. Zeus was regarded as the bearer of thunder and lighting, rain and wind and his traditional weapon was the thunderbolt.
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The son of Cronus and Rhea, he was fated to dethrone his father. He divided dominion over world with his brothers Poseidon and Hades. As ruler of heaven, Zeus led the gods to victory against the Titans. From his home atop Mount Olympus, he dispensed justice and served as protector.
Know for his amorousness- a source of perpetual discord with wife Hera- he had many love affairs with mortal and immortal women, giving rise to numerous offspring including, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Dionysus, Helen, Hephaestus, and Persephone. In art he was represented as a bearded, dignified and mature man.
Aegina : Alcmene : Aphrodite : Antiope2 : Arteria : Callisto : Danae: Demeter : Dia : Electra : Europa : Eurymedousa : Ganymede : Hera (Zeus and Hera): Io : Lamia : Leda : Leto : Maia : Metis : Mnemosyne: Nemesis : Niobe1 : Othreis : Persephone (Zeus and Persephone): Plouto : Selene : Semele : Sinope : Taygete Thalia : Themis : Thetis :(update soon)
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