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Zeus Essay

  • Submitted by: kimmberly
  • on March 17, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 875 words

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The most famous god in Greek Mythology is the god of Olympians, his name is Zeus. He was the ruler of the sky, rain, and weather. The god of men and heavens. He was the most powerful of all twelve Olympian gods he had absolute authority. He was the father of many heroes and heroines, their names were Hercules, Ares, Eris, Athena, Artemis Apollo, Hermes, Artemis, Persephone, Hebe, Muses, and Minos. there were a lot more but they were not as powerful. He was the supreme god who was the ruler of all the gods and goddesses who live on Mount Olympus. He had become the master of the universe and everyone worshiped him. The names that Zeus was recognized by were God, Zeus of the Aegis, Zeus the cloud gatherer, Zeus of the wide brows, Father Zeus, Son of Cronus, Lord of Hera, Zeus of the thunderbolt, Father of gods and men, The Olympian, Zeus on high, The sky dweller, Lord of the Sky, The Rain god, Zeus the Thunderer. The names that Zeus were given were all very powerful and most important.

      Zeus is mostly known for being the god of weather. He is also known for saving his brothers and sisters from his farther Cronus. He gave his two brothers powers in the kingdom. He made his brother Poseidon the ruler of the sea, the horses, and the earth-shaker also known as earth quakes. He made his younger other brother Hades god of the under world also known as god of the dead. Zeus and Hades did not get along very well because Hades did not want to be god of the dead he wanted to be the ruler he wanted to

      be the god of the heavens and the earth. Hades was very selfish and greedy he also tried to take his own nephews power away so that he could have them. Last Zeus made his sister Hera his wife. He had many love affairs with goddesses and mortals. His wife Hera was very jealous and he was caught many times by her.

Zeus had many strengths he was highly powerful, very strong, he was still very charming and last he was very persuasive he wanted things when he wanted...

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