Greek name: Zeus

Roman name: Jupiter, Jove

Epithets (Other Names): Xenios, Cloud-gatherer, Father of Gods and Men

Parentage: Cronus-Rhea

Origin: Indo-European

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

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