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Zeus

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Asma Makhdoom

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Zeus By: Asma Makhdoom Zeus's Life Zeus was brought up by, Amaltheia and gaurded by the shield-clashing Kouretes in the Diktaion cave. Later in life he overthrew his father and drew lots with his brothers to become the supreme ruler of the gods. This act made his brothers very jealous. Zeus's Accomplishments Zeus had many accomplishments. For example during the Titan War Zeus overthrew the titans and then imprisoned them, in his battle with Typhoeus, Zeus slayed the horrible monster with a hundred heads, Zeus and the other gods defeated the giants in the war of the giants, and many more. Zeus's Family Tree Zeus's grandparents were Uranus and Gaia. His parents were Cronus and Rhea. Zeus had five siblings, Hestia, Hades, Hera, Poseidon, and Demeter. Zeus' children were Ares, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Dionysus, Hermes, Hebe, Helen of Troy, Heracles, Hephaestus, Minos, Persephone, and The Nine Muses. He had many relations and was married . One that was the most famous was Hera. Zeus had many affairs and children. Zeus:
The Greek God In ancient Greece they had many gods. Gods for war for love, and even a god for hate. But there had to be one god that they feared and worshiped the most and this was Zeus. They even called Zeus 'the Ruler of Gods'. Zeus's War with the Titans Zeus's father Cronus had swallowed all of Zeus's siblings because a prophecy told him his son would overthrow him. Zeus got lucky because of his mother and then forced his father to spit out his siblings. Cronus did this and this led to the war between the Titans and Olympians. Zeus and all the other Olympians defeated the Titans and during this battle Zeus killed his father. Because of this act Zeus became the Ruler of Gods. Citation Ghare, Madhavi. "Zeus - The Greek God." Buzzle. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2013. <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/zeus-greek-god.html>.
"ZEUS : Greek King of the Gods, God of Sky & Weather | Mythology, w/ pictures | Roman Jupiter." THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2013. <http://www.theoi.com/Olympios/Zeus.html>.
"Zeus." Greek Mythology. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2013. <http://www.greekmythology.com/Olympians/Zeus/zeus.html>.
"Information on Zeus the Greek God." Zeus Publications book publishing company and booksellers. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://www.zeus-publications.com/zeusgod.htm>. In ancient Greece one of the ways they worshiped their gods was through statues. His scepter with the eagle on top of it The winged goddess of victory, Nike. Info on Zeus Zeus is the god of the sky and weather. It is said that when he gets mad, he strikes his lightning bolt. In his left hand he holds his scepter with the eagle on top of it and in his right hand is the winged goddess of victory, Nike.
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