Three In Greek Mythology

By: Gabrielle Averette


Hera was the wife of Zeus, Queen of the ancient Greek gods, she represented the ideal women and goddess of marriage and the family, and she is the reigning female goddess of Olympus. She was known as Juno or Queen of Heaven. Her sacred animal is a peacock. She is related to Apollo and Athena and she has three children; Ares, Hebe, and Eileithyia.


Zeus was the God of the sky and rain and the ruler of the Olympian Gods. He overthrew his father, Cronus, and then drew lots with his brothers Poseidon and Hades in order to decide who would succeed their father on the throne. He was known as Jupiter and was related to Poseidon and Hades. He was in control, strong, and the god of gods. Zeus was represented by the oak tree. His sacred animal is an eagle and his symbol is a lightning bolt.


Poseidon was the Greek god of the sea and earthquakes. He was one of the supreme gods of Mount Olympus. Zeus was known as Neptune. He was related to Hades, Demeter, Hestia, Hera, and Zeus. He had sea green eyes, his hair and beard was wavy brown, and he was the god of horses. His sacred animal is a horse . Poseidon also found his wife in the sea because she was a mermaid.
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