The Most Significant God

Thesis statement

In Joel Skidmore’s mythweb.com, Zeus is the most significant god in Greek mythology that reveals Zeus’s heroic and powerful traits.


Zeus is a very powerful and heroic god because Zeus has took over his father’s throne and by defeating his father he has saved his brothers and sisters. Because of this Zeus has become the king of all the gods and goddesses and now rules Mount Olympus.


For example, Heroic and powerful is a trait that describes Zeus because he did so many things that not everyone would have done and rules the sky and mount Olympus.


In the website Mythweb it states, “When he had grown up, Zeus caused Cronus to vomit up his sisters and brothers” (Skidmore).

Also “Zeus … supreme authority on earth and on Mount Olympus” (Skidmore).


This shows why Zeus is a heroic and powerful god because of the brave things he has done saving his brothers and sisters from being in their father’s stomach their entire life.in doing that he defeats his dad and now, he now rules the sky, he is king of all gods and goddesses, and lives on mount Olympus with all his brothers and sisters.

Concluding statement

Finally, Zeus is the most significant god in Greek mythology because he defeated Cronus, saved his brothers and sisters and is ruler of mount Olympus and king of all gods and goddesses. Zeus and his symbols are used today to show power and bravery

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