Zeus God of Thunder

Roman Name and Responsabilities

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Zeus's Roman name is Jupiter. He rules Mount Olympus, Heaven, and Earth. He is the father of the gods and of the humans. He married many women, immortal or mortal, and had many children. He is related to many gods and goddesses.

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Family Relations

Zeus is related to Cronus, Rhea, Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Hera, Demeter, Antiope, Eurynome, Gaea, Metis, Mnemosyne, Maea, Persephone, Themis, Amphion, Zythos, Graces, Tityos, Ares, Hebe, Eilithysia, Hephaestus, Athena, Muses, Hermes, Zagreus, Horae, Fates, Aegina, Alcmene, Callisto, Danae, Eurymedousa, Europe, Electra, Io, Leda, Loto, Maera, Niobe, Pandora, Semele, Theia, Aeacus, Heracles, Arcas, Perseus, Myrmidon, Minos, Rhadamanthys, Sarpedon, Danaos, Iasion, Epaphus, Helen, Dioscouri, Artemis, Apollo, Locrus, Argus, Pelasgus, Graecus, Dionysus, and Magnes.

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Symbols

Zeus's symbol are either the thunderbolt, eagle, bull, or oak tree.

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Fun Facts

When Zeus's brothers and sisters were born, his father gobbled them up because he wanted a son like Zeus. When Zeus found out, he made his father throw them up and Zeus and his brothers and sisters overthrew their father.

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