Greek name: Zeus
Roman name: Jupiter, Jove
Epithets (Other Names): Xenios, Cloud-gatherer, Father of Gods and Men
Concerns: Sovereignty, weather, guestfriendship (xenia), suppliants
Attributes: beard, thunderbolt, eagle, sceptre, throne, oak tree
Spouse: Hera (Juno)
Divine Lovers: Demeter, Maia, Leto
Mortal Lovers: Semele, Alcmene, Danae, Ganymede, Europa
Divine children: Apollo, Hermes, Dionysus, Artemis, Athena
Mortal children: Heracles, Perseus, Minos
Major places of worship: Olympia, Dodona
Important Myths: Contest with Cronos, Semele, Danae, Leto, Maia, Alcmene, Ganymede, Europa
Zeus: Images and Texts see also Zeus in www.theoi.org.
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