How Did Zeus Influence The Greek Gods

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The Greeks worshiped the gods of Mount Olympus.
There were many stories that were found in the Poems of Homer and other writers. The gods weren't like people, but they acted like it sometimes. Often the gods of Mount Olympus would have arguments but they would make up for it. When there were thunder and lightning storms, they believed that it was Zeus showing his anger (George, 398)

Zeus was the god of the heavens, sky, and the Earth. His symbol was a lightning bolt and an Eagle. When people displeased him, He threw his mighty thunderbolts at them. His Roman name was Jupiter. He ruled the world with Hades and Poseidon and was King of Olympus. (Bryant, 106)

Zeus’ mother was Rhea, the earth goddess and his father was Cronus, A Titan who ruled over the Universe. He had brothers: Poseidon, the god
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Then his daughter came out of his head. Her name was Athena. Athena, the goddess of Wisdom. She was fully grown and was wearing armor. Zeus took her to the Heavens to watch over the earth with her. Another myth was that Zeus got Metis, the goddess of crafty, thought, and wisdom, pregnant. Hera found out and threatened to kill Metis, so Zeus swallowed her to keep her safe. Athena was born inside of Zeus. (George,398)

The last myth that Zeus played a major part in was where the Cyclops gave weapons to the gods as gifts. They made mighty thunderbolts for Zeus. They created a trident for Poseidon. Last, they made a helmet of invisibility for Hades. The gods were satisfied by their gifts and so were the Cyclops. (tem,398.209)

Zeus became king of Olympus because his brothers and sisters, who were filled with admiration for him, had joined him to fight against their father. together they were able to overthrow their father, who was swallowing them. He shared the ruling of the earth with hades and poseidon. He was a strong leader who settled disputes between the deity’s, punished their misdeeds and ensured they performed their

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