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					          ZEUS
       Ben Betsworth




                Zeus (Jupiter) on
                his Throne
Zeus            [Olympia]
Zeus was the son of
Cronos and Rhea. His
brothers and sisters
were swallowed at birth
by his dad. His mom
gave Zeus to the
nymphs and gave
Cronos a rock wrapped
in a blanket. He thought
that it was Zeus so he                                     Cronus Devouring
ate it. Then a few years                                        One Of His
                                                                   Sons
later Zeus came back       Rhea presents Cronus a
                           stone wrapped in swaddling
                                                                   Goya
                                                              Oil on canvas,
and lead his brothers      clothes instead of the infant         1820-23
and sisters in a revolt    Zeus
                                                                   Prado
                                                                Museum,
against his father. He     Marble relief, c. 400 B                Madrid

choked his father by
putting a potion in his
drink.
Zeus battled against
  his father and the
  other titans. They
  defeated the titans in
  a fierce battle. Then
  Zeus, Poseidon ,
  and Hades divided
  up the underworld,       Hades          Poseidon
  the heavens, and the
  oceans . Zeus got
  the heavens,
  Poseidon got the
  oceans, and Hades                Zeus
  got the underworld.
Zeus was rewarded
 lightning bolts from
 the Cyclops. He
 used the lightning
 bolts when he was
 mad at the humans
 or when they did
 something wrong.
 He also used them
 on people when they
 were bad.
Zeus was married to
 Demeter. They had
 one child together
 her name was
 Persephone. They
 had relations when
                            Demeter, the Goddess of Agriculture
 they were in the form
 of a serpent. He also
 had relations with
 Hera they had three
 kids. (I don't know
 there names).

                  Hera , the Goddess of Marriage in Greek mythology
Zeus was not allowed
 to marry by order of
 his mother. But he
 ignored his mother
 and married his sister
 Hera. They had three
 kids.
Zeus was a god that had a lot of relations with
  girls . He was the father to Apollo, Athena
  and, Dionysus. The gods were based on
  elements of nature. Zeus was the element of
  rain. His symbol was the lightning bolt.
  Heracles wrestled Zeus to a draw.
One of the myths
 say that Zeus's
 mom put him in a
 cave. To hide him
 from Cronus. He
 was hiding in there
 so he wouldn’t get
 eaten. Zeus had a
 eagle that would
 retrieve the
 lightning bolts that
 he threw.
Zeus had the
Olympic
games
named after
him. There is
a museum
that has a
monument
of Zeus in
Athens.
Zeus's
temper
controlled
the weather.
Zeus in pider
means
father.
Zeus was kind of like
 Adolph Hitler they
 both wanted people to
 worship them. If you
 didn’t worship them
 they got mad at you
 and possible hurt you.
 So worship him if you
 want.
        Bibliography
www. Coloring.ws/greekl.htm

www.mythman.com

www.theoi.com.gallery/k.12.htlm

www.libary.thinkquest.com

the book completes idiots guide
 to classical mythology

				
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