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  1. 1. Zeus He was the god of all gods and mortal men.
  2. 2.  Zeus lives in Mount Olympus's.  Zeus's symbol was the thunder bolt, eagle, bull, and oak.  He was married to Hera and many others.  His parents were Cronus, and Rhea.  He had 5 siblings.  Hestia, Hades, Hera, Poseidon, and Demeter.  He also had 15 pairs of children's.  His roman equivalent was and will be Jupiter.
  3. 3. Zeus The Brave And The Bolt He was the best of the best!
  4. 4. Who he really was  The god's name in the nominative is Ζεύς Zeus /zeds/.  Zeus is the Greek continuation of god of the daytime sky, also Sky Father.  The god is known under this name in the vocative deriving from the "to shine“.
  5. 5. King of all Gods Birth Rhea had 5  Cronus and children.  But he swallowed them as soon as they were born.  He did so because he found out that one of his kids will be more powerful than him.  Instead of Zeus going down his dad’s stomach, a rock went. I nf ancy  He was raised by Gaia.  He was raised by a goat.  He was also raised by a shepherd family.  He was also raised by a nymph who nursed him with milk.
  6. 6. Zeus In Myth
  7. 7. Zeus and Hera After reaching manhood, Zeus forced Cronus to disgorge first the stone (which was set down at under the glens of to be a sign to mortal men, the ) then his siblings in reverse order of swallowing. In some versions, gave Cronus an to force him to disgorge the babies, or Zeus cut Cronus' open. Then Zeus released the brothers of Cronus, the, the and the, from their dungeon in, killing their guard. As a token of their appreciation, the Cyclopes gave him and the thunderbolt, or, which had previously been hidden by  Zeus was brother and consort of . By Hera, Zeus sired and, though some accounts say that Hera produced these offspring alone. Some also include and as their daughters. The conquests of Zeus among and the mythic mortal progenitors of dynasties are famous. Olympian mythography even credits him with unions with and. Among mortals were, and (for more details, see below) and with the young (although he was mortal Zeus granted him eternal youth and immortality).
  8. 8. Zeus the best Many myths render Hera as jealous of his amorous conquests and a consistent enemy of Zeus' mistresses and their children by him. For a time, a named had the job of distracting Hera from his affairs by talking incessantly, and when Hera discovered the deception, she cursed Echo to repeat the words of others.