Zeus Symbols  

According to Greek mythology, Zeus is considered as the ultimate god. He was the king of gods and resided on Mount Olympus. He is the god of the sky, weather and seasons. He was the one who made the sun and the moon come and change days into years. He always carried a bright shield with an eagle on his hand. He also had the goddess of victory, Nike, on his right hand.

Whenever Zeus was angry, he would cause thunderbolts. He was considered to be the ruler of the skies. Zeus was the son of Cronus and Rhea. His symbols are the eagle, thunderbolt, and an oak tree. In the ancient Roman civilization, Zeus was equated to Jupiter. He was depicted as a handsome and black bearded man. He had a majestic figure and was very brave. He was married to Hera, who was one of his sisters. Zeus had a weakness for women and often fell in love with them. He had several sons and daughters out of his love affairs with women.

Zeus was the ultimate giver and a savior. He saved several people and also people worshipped him as the ultimate god of mercy. However, Zeus also had a war mongering attitude, but it was nothing when compared with his son Ares. Zeus has two other brothers, Poseidon and Hades who ruled the sea and the Underworld respectively. Zeus is closely associated with Hades, and he did nothing without consulting him. They both worked closely together and also Poseidon played a role in Zeus' decisions to some extent.

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How-Many-Children-Did-Zeus-Have      Zeus is the greatest among all the Greek gods. He was the lord of the sky and weather and even today his image appears on several Greek coins. The Greeks mainly worshipped Zeus. The Zeus temple is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Zeus is the king of the gods and lived on Mount Olympus. He is the son of Cronus and Rhea. They were Titans. More..




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