Zeus

Most significant god in Greek Mythology

Thesis Statement

In Joel Skidmore’s Mythwed.com, Zeus is the most significant god in Greek Mythology that reveals an image that is brave and powerful.

Summary

Zeus overthrew his father, Cronus, by forcing his father to vomit up his brothers and sisters. This allowed them to help Zeus fight him and the Titans for control of the universe. Zeus imprisoned them in the underworld of Tartarus.


Introduction

For example, Zeus exerted his power over his father to become ruler over gods and goddesses.

Quote

“Having vanquished his father and the other Titans, Zeus imprisoned most of them in the underworld of Tartarus” (Skidmore).


Explanation

This shows that Zeus was furious about Cronus swallowing his siblings. He wanted to do something about it. He wanted to become ruler over gods and goddesses. Therefore, he overthrew his father with the help of his siblings.

Concluding Statement

Overall, Zeus’ bravery and power, he was able to become the supreme god of the Olympians. Defeating his father also gave his brothers, Poseidon and Hades, power.

God of War 2-Zeus,Poseidon & Hades vs Cronos, Atlas & Typhon

Work Cited

"Greek Mythology." Greek Mythology. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2014.


"Greek Mythology Pantheon. Greek Gods and Goddesses - Titans - Heroes and Mythical Creatures." Greek Mythology Pantheon. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2014.


"Myth Man's Major Olympian Gods and Goddesses." Myth Man's Major Olympian Gods and Goddesses. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2014.