Who was Zeus' favorite?
His daughter Athena was.
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The King of the gods Zeus is a god in the ancient Greece. Peoplethought that he made the olympics up. He lived in Mount Olympus.Zeus is a Greek god and is known for being one of the big threegods and is the god of the sky, heavens, and all gods!
Zeus is the king of all gods apart from the big three which are Poseidon hades and himself , and the god of sky and thunder. He was the ruler of Mount Olympus and married many times. His main wife and queen Hera became angry with this and often went for vengeance, actually killing some of Zeus' othe…r wives! In Greek mythology Cronus the Titan had 5 children - Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Hera and Demeter and , because he was told one of his children would kill him, swallowed each of them. When his sixth child Zeus was born, Cronus' wife, Rhea, wrapped a stone in cloth and he swallowed that instead, thinking it was Zeus. Zeus then gave Cronus a poison drink causing him to regurgitate his five brothers and sisters. he was a roman god Zeus is the king of the gods, ruler of Mt. Olympus, and is the god of the sky. His symbols were the thunderbolt, eagle, bull, and oak. His main weapons are his lightning bolts. In the war against the Titans, he used one to sheer of the top of Mt. Etna, where the Titan's were. He was born to Cronus and Rhea. Cronus was swallowing his other children, but Rhea wrapped up a stone in blankets which Cronus then swallowed. Rhea then gave Zeus to Amalthea, a nymph. to watch over him. When he was older, he gave Cronus a mixture of mustard and wine, making him cough up his brothers and sisters. A war then ensured, in which Zeus chopped kronos up into pieces and flung him into Tarturus. Zeus, Poseidon and Hades then drew lots for the Earth, in which Zeus got the sky, Poseidon got the sea, and Hades was left with the Underworld. In Greek mythology, Zeus is one of the most important gods. He is the king of all other gods and the ruler of Mount Olympus. Zeus is the king god. He controls the sky because he is the god of thunder. He is married to his oldest sister, Hera. (MORE)
Nobody killed Zeus. The information ends and the last pages of all the book say that life will continue and that somebody will probably over throw Zeus and so on. Not very helpful is it? I think it may be one of his sons though.
Answer . Heracles/ Hercules son of Zeus, who replaced the legal husband Amphitrion, and Alcmene is the most favorite son of the god. Heracles was challenged in his adolesence by two ladies whether will follow Eudaemonia - easy liife, wealth, fun time etc or Areti/ Virtue - an uhill narrow pat…h of life that everything needs to be conquered through difficulties by his own strength; he sellected the path of Areti. The oracle of Delphi mandate Heracles to serve the king Eurystheus for 12 years and fulfill the quests required by the king for his insane act to kill his wife Megara and their three children. Eurystheus required Heracles the following quests: To kill the lion of Nemea, to extinct the nine headed monster Hydra of Lerna, to capture the Ceryneian deer of Artemis, to kill the boar of Erymanthus, to clean tha stables of king Augeas, to kill the Stymphalian birds, to capture the wild bull of Crete, to capture the wild horses of Diomedes, obtain the belt of Hippolete queen of Amazones,, obtain the oxen of Geryon, bring the golden apples of Hesperides, and the last was to bring Cerberus the three headed guardian dog of Hades to surface world. After the completion of the quests Heracles was free to return to Thebes and marry Deianera. When Heracles killed with a poisoned arrow the centaure Nessos who tried to abduct Deianira, the dying centaure advised her to keep his blood because that would preserve the love of her husband forever. When Deianira suspected Heracles for an affair with Iole she send him a garment soaked in the Nessus blood. The time Heracles used this garment he felt that it was poissoned and sensed his death but Zeus took him to mount Olympus where he gained immortality. He married the daughter of Hera Eve. (MORE)
Zeus is from the Earth also known as Gods he is born in the palace of Cronus and Rhea. During the time of the Golden age before the age of the Gods.
In Greek Mythology Rhea and Cronos bore Zeus. Cronos was birthed by Uranus and Gaia.
Zeus was the King of the gods in ancient Greek mythology. See the Related Link.
Zeus's favorite daughter was Athena and Artemis myths say that he had two favorite daughter. (they said he liked Artemis better in one and Athena better then the other So you really cant say.)
He is the king of the gods, and god of the sky. Zeus is the god of weather The sky..... the awesome m&m
Although Zeus had countless relationships with women, he only had one wife: Hera, the goddess of family and marriage. Hera often got angry at Zeus for having affairs with other women and punished them. I hope I answered your question!
In Greece Zeus is the King of Gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus, and the god of sky and thunder. His symbols are the thunderbolt, eagle, bull, and oak. Zeus married his elder sister Hera.
Your question isn't clear. Zeus was omnipotent and could do whatever he wanted. There was no clear definition of his will.
He is in love with Hera, his favorite daughter is Athena, and he loves to see Artemis hunt, and using weapons Ares makes...(Hepaustus was known to be lazy with his work. That's why everyone calls him "The Lame god")
When you say "Who was after Zeus", if you ment in the ranking of power.. then it was Zeus, then Poseidon, then Hades. If you ment birth, then it was Hades, Poseidon, then Zeus. Hope i helped. :)
Ganymedes, the cup-bearer of Zeus whom he abducted in the form of an eagle, served ambrosia - the immortals of Olympus also drank nectar.
Zeus was the king of gods in Greek mythology. God of lightning and ruler of the sky
From every thing I have heard personally, I think Zeus's favorite city state is Olympia . This is where the Olympics were held every four years in his honor.
because she is the wisest out of all of them. Answer 2: . And also she is his only daughter who is not the result of infidelity.
No, you have it mixed up. Athena is the favorite of Zeus because when she was born she was the only child who would stay with him when she was older and he probably likes her because she is so wise and fights for peace. Yet, Artemis could be considered a favorite of Zeus. He did give her everything …she asked for. Zeus seems to ardor his twin children. (MORE)
That isn't really a question :), but if you mean how he was born then he was the son of Cronos and Rhea, with his brothers and sisters, Hades, Posiden, Hestia, Demeter, and Hera.
The major place where people went to pay tribute to Zeus wasOlympia. There were several large festivals and temples alldedicated to him there.
The Fates, because all gods and goddesses cannot control destiny they could stall it but not prevent what is destined to be. It's said that the only reason why Zeus isn't completely omnipotent is because of the Fates
Hera is Zeus' only wife, but he had many lovers. It's difficult to say which one was his favorite.
Among the goddesses; Metis Athena (born later of his head after he had swallowed Metis) Themis (?wife of Zeus) Moirai/Fates: Clotho/ Lachesis/ Atropos Horai/Seasons Eunomia/Eirene/ Dike Astraea Eurynome (third bride of Zeus, or Eunomia* -same as above) Asopus, river god Charit…ies: Aglaia, Eurphrosyne, and Thaleia. Demeter Persephone Persephone Zagreus, Melinoe Mnemosyne (bride? after Demeter) Muses: Kalliope, Kleio, Ourania, Thaleia, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Erato, Euterpe and Terpsikhore, Kalliope The Corybantes Hera (Queen of the Gods) Ares, Eris, Hebe, Hephaestus, Eileithyia Eris Ate Leto Artemis, Apollo Maia Hermes Dione Aphrodite, ?Dionysus (*he is given to have several mothers, Persephone, Selene, and Semele - who became the goddess, Thyone ) Selene Dionysus?, Pandeia, Nemea, Ersa/ Herse Aix/Boetis Aigipan Thaleia The Deilloi and the Palici Hybris Pan Gaea Agdistis, who became Kybele at castration. Callisto Pan/Arcas Io Harpocrates, Epaphus (Apis), Keroessa Others children: Kairos, youngest divine son of Zeus - no mother named. Litae, the three hobbled prayer goddesses, no mother known. (MORE)
Zues had many children called demi-gods. Some of his children were Herculeus, Perseus, and other famous names like that. One thing about these heroes were they were never sons of both Zues and another god(goddess). Zues came down from Mount Olympus and had children with mortal women. (Or so it is sa…id). also when zues was the king of all god and goddesses he became interactive with the mortal womens. (MORE)
In ancient Greece, there was no such thing as separate cities and states. These were combined into city states (called a polis) which consisted of a city and all the surrounding land. Yes, each greek god or goddess is said to have had a favorite polis: Apollo: Delphi Zeus: Olympia Hera: Argos Ar…es: Sparta Athena: Athena Dionysus: Delos etc. (MORE)
Hera. HERA WAS ZEUS'S QUEEN and wife but not the only wife. Metis was his other wife but not queen therefore he had Metis and Hera as his wife but Hera as queen. He put Hera as queen most likely because he was suppose to marry her down the line instead of marrying Metis. So he married her two. Take …note that when he married Metis he was young. (MORE)
in Greek, they believe that zues creates a earthquake under sea to make a tidle wave (tsunami). and destroy much land that is valuable to Greeks. That is why they praise him and remember him.
no,he was god of gods EDIT: Being the king of the gods does not stop you from being a jerk. The guy was a serial rapist and brought evil to the world through Pandora's box.
The children of Cronos and Rhea are: (in order) Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon and Zeus.
Zeus was the ancinet Greek god; king of the gods, the god of sky and weather, law, order and fate. Metis a daughter of Oceanus and Thetys was the mother of Athena, she was a Titan goddess of good counsel, advise, planning, cunning, craftiness and wisdom.
Athena Athena is Zeus ' daughter and his favorite child, she is often described as "gray-eyed" or "flashing- eyed." In popular myth she is said to have no mother, because she sprang full grown and in full armor from her fathers head. This is not entirely true however. Athena's mother was Metis, … Zeus came to lust after her, and chased her in his direct way. Metis tried to escape as best she could, going so far as to change her form many times, turning into various creatures such as hawks, fish, and serpents. But Zeus was both determined and equally proficient at changing form. He continued his pursuit until she relented. An Oracle of Gaea then prophesied that Metis first child would be a girl but, her second child would be a boy that would overthrow Zeus as had happened to his father ( Cronus ) and his grandfather ( Uranus ). Zeus took this warning to heart. When he next saw Metis he flattered her and put her at her ease, then with Metis off guard Zeus suddenly opened his mouth and swallowed her. This was the end of Metis but, possibly the beginning of Zeus 's wisdom. After a time Zeus developed the mother of all headaches. He howled so loudly it could be heard throughout the earth. The other gods came to see what the problem was. Hermes realized what needed to be done and directed Hephaestus to take a wedge and split open Zeus 's skull. Out of the skull sprang Athena, full grown and in a full set of armor. Greeks believed that the men were solely responsible for conception of a child, and the woman 's only role was to carry it until it was born, therefore Metis is not given any credit for Athena birth. There are two distinctly different representations of Athena's character. In the Iliad she is a fierce and ruthless warrior- goddess, who takes pleasure in war and fighting. In the Odyssey and all alter poetry she is still very powerful, but only fights to defend the State. She was the embodiment of wisdom, purity and reason, as well as the patron of the handicrafts and sciences and agriculture. She gave men the bridle allowing them to tame and use Poseidon 's gift - horses. She also invented the trumpet, the flute, the pot, the rake, the plow, the yoke, the ship, and the chariot. Of the three virgin goddesses (Athena, Artemis and Hestia ) she was chief and called the Maiden, Parthenos, accordingly her temple in Athens was called the Parthenon. Athena was perhaps the most recognizable of the gods. She was always depicted with her unmistakable helmet and the ever- present spear. Because she was Zeus ' favorite she was allowed to use his weapons and armor, including the awful aegis, his buckler and even his thunderbolt. Her shield was also very distinctive, after Perseus defeated the gorgon Medusa , Athena affixed its head to her shield. Athena's special city was Athens, patronage of which she won from Poseidon by giving the city the olive tree which Cecrops judged to be a better gift than the water spring that Poseidon provided. Her tree is the olive, which she herself created. Her bird is the owl, also a symbol of wisdom. (MORE)
Zeus was the king of the ancient Greek gods and Jupiter was the god of all gods in roman relgion.
The most common favorite foods and drinks of the Gods would be ambrosia, nectar, honeywine, and grapes. Zeus is no exception, as he is often depicted eating grapes and drinking from a large goblet(I assume the the liquids inside the goblet aren't water or Sprite).
It is because not everyone was scared of him, and some were thirsty for power.
Zeus as we all know is the mythical king of the gods on Mount Olympus. Zeus is often portrayed as being the all powerful god and the youngest of the gods. Zeus is assumed to have hate his predecessor who are known as the Titans especially Cronus king of the titans. He is also paranoid of his brethre…n a who are out to over throw him. Many times he have foiled the plans of the other gods who tried to bind him up to make him a better king. In that latter of events Zeus is then known to hate Anyone who opposes his power and position. (MORE)
Not at all. The mythologies are completely different. If anything, Zeus is Odin. Thor would be akin to Aries or Mars, but not quite either one. Thor is the thundergod of Norse mythology, the god of the storm. From Thor comes Thursday (Thor's Day.). Zeus, meanwhile, is the chief god of Greek mytholog…y, and the root of all Romance words for god (Deus, Dios, Dieu.). Odin, meanwhile, was the chief Norse god, and the origin of Wednesday (Wodin or Odin's Day.). (MORE)
No one really knows whos his favorite sister. My guess is that Hera is his favorite sister, saying that he married her.
Zeus was the god of gods, he reigned over all of Greece. He controlled the sky, thunder and lightning that falls over the land.
Not at all because those days if you wanted to set a goal that people think was imposible they would call you crazy but these days people incourge them.
As far as I know, it was just the usual ancient Greek rituals, involving the slaughter of cattle and possibly sheep. I don't know if there were any specific sacrifices involved.
Beyond the last star. Beyond the last galaxy. Where no mortal can see or be. *Another way to "find" Zeus of course is to read all the old greek myths. For many people they hold incredible meaning even today and the gods are truly multi-dimensional characters. (For the Poptropica character, see …the related question) (MORE)
He was the king of the gods. He had to make sure no overthrows him, the monsters don't eat the humans, the titans don't appear again, he has to make sure the sky doesn't fall down because Atlas was to lazy to hold it up, he also has to keep on making plans on luring his bossy sister/wife away from M…t. Olympus so he could have a big part with the other gods. PS: he also keeps on throwing thunderbolts at people. (MORE)
this is a hard question to answer. thankfully, Athena's helping me answer it. thank her, cause this is embarrassing for her. because she had a sense of justice, which is stronger then any of Zeus's other children's, she probably became the closest child to Zeus. not to say Zeus doesn't love his o…ther children too. (MORE)
Zues is the leader of gods. He is the god of gods in greek mythology. He has all of the powers. He is god of lightning,thunder,water, and any other material on earth.
Zeus Zeus was born in 700 BC. He became the Greek God of heaven and earth by picking straws with his siblings. He got the shorter one. When he was born, his father tried to eat him but his mother switched him with a rock and he survived. Zeus was raised by his grandparents and when he was 20 h…e came back to fight his father, Cronus who was a Titan. His weapon became the thunder bolt ,the most powerful weapon in the universe. Zeus is the ruler of all gods and he had a very interesting life. In the year 700 BC Zeus was believed to be born on Mount Ida, the island of creation. He was the youngest of all the main gods his father had ate all of the his brothers and sisters. When Zeus was born Cronus tried to eat him but Zeus mother Rhea gave Cronus a rook and told him that it was Zeus so Cronus eat the rock and was satisfied. Meanwhile Zeus was being raised by his grandparents and when he was 20 he came back to rebel on his father. He tricked his father into drinking a liquid that made Cronus barf and all of his brothers and sisters came out the then picked straws to determine who would be king. He assigned all of his brothers a job and their weapon. To Poseidon, he gave a trident and told him that he was god of the sea and of the wind. For Hades, Zeus tricked into being lord of the underworld where all of the dead go. He gave him the weapon of a two-pronged fork to scatter all that comes in his way. He gave Hera the power to turn all bad to good so that she never had to fight. At last, he gave himself a lighting bolt the strongest weapon on earth, to control the heavens and earth. Zeus' home is Mount Olympus, which he and the other gods made. Almost all of the gods live there except for Hades and some other minor gods. Most people think that the Olympus floating castle. In fact, it sits on top of a mountain. In Greek Territory and is also home to many types of life. The base of mount Olympus is a very peaceful place and many go there to pray to Zeus, Poseidon, and other gods. Zeus had lots of had (MORE)
Zeus was born from Cronos. He was hidden by Rhea to train him to overthrow his father. FYI: Cronos swallowed all of his babies to ensure they didn't overthrow him
well he liked to WATCH woman from the skies and trick them.he alsohad a favorite daughter which was athena
They are one and the same. You might as well ask what your relation to yourself is.
Since his father,Cronus,ate all of his children Rhea Zeus's mother fed Cronus a rock,and Rhea hid Zeus away on a island.