Zeus's Family: The Ancient Greek Myth

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There is a total of 15 gods within Zeus 's family. At first he and just his brothers were to rule all, but Zeus decided on many other jurisdictions. To start off there is Zeus, roman myth Jupiter and used thunderbolts to defeat the titans. Homar 's famous phrase can be quoted as "cloud gather", for he controls weather and the sky itself. Zeus created court and once felt Hera 's scorn for trying to tempt fate to stop son, Sarpedon 's dealt. Seemingly just but, adulterous (171).
Next would be Zeus 's brothers Poseidon and Hades. Poseidon ruler of the sea using a three-pronged trident. He creates waves and without a proper sacrifice sailors may not reach their destination. Poseidon’s son just as unpredictable as he is, a cyclopes named Polyphemus. Poseidon also is associated with horses and bulls. Earthquakes are said to be due to Poseidon as a giant bull (181-182). Hades rules he underworld. He is the polar opposite of Zeus. He is not evil and doesn 't control death. He rules with his queen, Persephone. He wears an invisible
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Hera was the first known Earth goddess of fertility of crops and animals. She marries brother Zeus and becomes goddess of marriage and marital fidelity. Hera has an Argive that distances her and Zeus by bathing her statue in the spring renewing her virginity annually. Zeus’s infidelity does not help when it starts off with the rape of priestess IO, whom is turned into a heifer or protection or revenge (178-180). Demeter is the goddess of fertility of soil and grain. She is associated with life, death and rebirth. Demeter is the “gift of grain” as it is said in Euripides Tragedy the Bacchae. She is also well known for being the mother of Persephone, who is raped and then married to Hades (184). Hestia unlike her sisters is a virgin. She is unmarried and protects the hearth and sacred fire. No myths are known of her and she never leaves her place

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