Zeus

the most significant gos in greek mithology

thesis

In James M. Hunt’s “The Olympians”. Zeus is the most significant goddess in Greek Mythology that reveals an image that is dominant and royal but also ruthless when necessary

Summarize

Zeus was the supreme god of the Olympians because he over threw his father and named himself the ruler. He overthrew Cronus, his father, because he was forcing his wife to make children and then to eat them to gain power.

Introduction

In the article, Zeus takes over his fathers position and has the power to control all the gods.

quote

“Zeus overthrew his Father Cronus. He then drew lots with his brother. Zeus won the draw and became the supreme ruler of the gods” (Hunt).

Explanation

this shows how Zeus is dominant and royal but also ruthless. Only because Zeus is very powerful and he controls all of the gods, but not only that he overthrew his father, Cronus, because he was killing babies. On the other hand, Zeus was also ruthless because he was with almost every woman and had children with them.

Conclusion

Lastly, it all comes together as we know that Zeus did overthrow his father and became a loyal God.

Work cited (Greek Mothology)

this site is about the heroes and gods of Greek Mythology. www.mythweb.com
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