RULER OF THE GODS & GOD OF RAIN , SKY
HISTORY OF ZEUS
Zeus is the son of Cronus and Rhea. He has five sibling Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Poseidon. Cronus ate his sibling so they wouldn't over rule him. Rhea saved Zeus and sent him to another god. When Zeus came back to Cronus and Rhea, he told Cronus to bring back his siblings. Zeus and his siblings defeated Cronus. Zeus got power over the skies. Poseidon got the power over the seas. Hades got power over the underworld.
statue of Zeus
This is what the god of Zeus looked like in that date.
Zeus's thunder bolt
The thunder bolt is his main weapon.
The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens
This temple is still around from 5th century BCE
Zeus's off springs and relationships
Zeus was first married to a Titan. Then later on Zeus married his sister Hera. Zeus had a lot of children with many different women. With Hera he had four kids. A lot of his kids turned into gods. Zeus had challenges to keep his power. Many of the god and goddesses wanted the power. They never could take over.
Symbol of Zeus
The eagle is one of Zeus's symbols. glides through the skies and sees everything. An eagle Also the thunderbolt is a symbol for Zeus.
The bull is also a symbol of Zeus. The bull is because he sometimes is seen as a bull in some mythology myths.
"Zeus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Feb. 2016.