Why did Zeus live on Mt Olympus?

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Zeus lived on Mount Olympus because he was the ruler of Mount Olympus and king of the gods
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Was Mt Olympus the highest mountain of the time?

At 2,917 metres, Mount Olympus is the highest point in Greece. In early Greek times it was believed to be the home of the gods, and the palaces of the chief gods were located on its summit.

How do you get wine on master of Olympus Zeus?

There are multiple ways to get wine : . producing it : by producing the grapes and the wine or by buying the grapes and making the wine . buying the wine from another city : the wine is an luxury and therefore expensive . asking it from another city : you must have good relation with the ci (MORE)

How was mt Olympus created?

It's a volcano, created by the pressure of the earth pushing outwards. if you follow the ancient greek myth then the titans who rules prior to the olmpians (zues, hera, hercules, etc) made it as a seat of power to look down apon the earth when they were wreaking havoc. is this true or not? none ca (MORE)

Who was Mt. Olympus?

nobody was Mt. Olympus it's just the name of two mountains. Thosemountains are the Mt. Olympus in Greece where they said the Greekgods used to live and it is also the place of the first Olympicgames. The other Mt. Olympus is on Mars this Mt. Olympus is thetallest mountain in the Milky Way which is j (MORE)

What is mt Olympus?

Mount Olympus is a mountain in Greece. By some, it is believed to be the home of the Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses. On the top, it is believed the Olympians have their meetings (one at the Summer Solstice, one at the Winter Solstice).

What was mt Olympus noted for?

It is the mountain which was the earthly representation of the palace in the sky which was the home of Zeus, the king of the Gods, and many other gods had quarters there.

When did the Zeus rule Olympus?

All the time that the Greek believed in their gods, i.e. from time immemorial until Christianity took over about the 4th century AD.

What gods lived on Mt Olympus?

Zeus, Hera, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Hermes, Dionysus, Aphrodite, Poseidon, Hephaestus, Demeter, are the major gods and goddesses and the gods who had thrones on Mt. Olympus. Other gods and goddesses like Hestia, lived on Mt. Olympus but did not have thrones.

Did the deities live on Mt Olympus?

That is what the myths tell us. . Only the Olympic Gods "lived" on Mt Olympos in Greek Mythology. There was a constant need for the balance of Olympus to be maintained, so additional deities were usually ordered as such, including Hestia, Goddess of the Hearth and Home, who was eligible and rightf (MORE)

What is the temperature on Mt Olympus?

At lower areas the winter temperature ranges from -10 oC to 20 oC and during summer from 0 oC to 20 oC. In general each 200m of elevation causes the temperature to drop by 1 oC. The height of Mt Olympus is 2917 m.

What was Medusa's role on Mt Olympus?

Medusa didnt excactly have a role. She was a monster so the Olympians hated her. But when Perseus (Greek Hero) slayed Medusa he sent it to Mt. Olympus.

Is Mt Olympus real?

Yes,it is.It is the highest mountain in Greece. It is located in the borders of Thessaly and Macedonia, about 100 km away from Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city. Altitude:2917 meters Longitude:22o 20' 35" N Latitude:40o 05' 00" N

Why is mt Olympus famous?

mt olympus is a fictional setting where the greek gods and goddesses lived. It is also the tallest peak in Greece and one of the tallest in Europe.

Does Zeus live on mount Olympus?

Zeus was one of the Olympian gods, and all the Olympian gods livedon Mt. Olympus. There were twelve Olympians. They were: Zeus, Hera,Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite,Hephaestus, Hermes, and Dionysus. Hades was not considered one of the twelve Olympians, even thoughhe is on (MORE)

How Zeus and his brothers and sisters came to rule Mt Olympus?

Geia was the universe, mostley the earth a goddess whose son and husband Uranus (a little awkward) had a son; Cronos who had hestiesta, posiedon, hades, Demeter and hera (later zeuses wife) He swallowed them all, then Rhea (his wife) had Zeus and gave him to some sheaperds and showed cronos a rock (MORE)

What was the purpose of the location mt Olympus?

Mt. Olympus was said to be where the gods lived because in Greek times that mountain was very high up and unseen most times because of clouds so they decided that was the place of the gods.

Who did Zeus kill for flying the Chariot of the Sun too close to Mt Olympus?

ICARUS Your description doesn't exactly match any single Greek legend. . Icarus' father Daedalus made wings out of feather's and wax so that he and Icarus could escape from the island of Crete. Against his father's warnings he flew too close to the sun and the wax melted sending Icarus falling (MORE)

Who are the 12 gods of mt Olympus?

The answer can vary, but generally the Olympians are viewed as: Zeus Hera Apollo Artemis Ares Aphrodite Poseidon Dionysos Hermes Athena Demeter Hephaestos Pluto (Hades) never had a throne on Olympus and Hestia gave her seat to Dionysos.

Why did Zeus live on Mount Olympus?

He lived on Mount Olympus because Kronos lived on the biggestmountain in Greece Mount Othrys. But when they destroyed it Zeusdecided to make another Kingdom on the next much smaller mountain.Mount Olympus!!!

How Mt. Olympus was built?

Mt, Olympus was built like all the other mountains in the world. The mountains shape up naturally. If you want more information, go on the internet or something.

Did the cyclops build mt Olympus?

The Cyclopes didn't "build" Mt. Olympus. It's a mountain. It simply existed. The palaces on the mountain, though, were built by Hephaestus, and made from precious metals.

Why did Zeus toss Hephaestus out of Olympus?

Many variations of this myth. Some say Hera through him off Olympus and Zeus covered for her but the general idea is that it is because Hephaestus was not pretty and the Olympian Gods were generally really vain. Meaning that they valued looks, Hephaestus was ugly therefore he was thrown from a mount (MORE)

What fuels the flame on mt Olympus?

Natural Gas, methane that seeps through the cracks in the earth. An interesting fact was that Emperor Theodosius, who was a Christian had the scared flame extinguish in the year AD 394.

Where at in mt Olympus?

Mt Olympus in Greece is located on the Gulf of Thérmai (Aegean Sea,) on the border between Macedonia and Thessaly.

Who lived on Mt. Olympus?

The twelve Olympians who lived on Mt. Olympus were Zeus, Hera,Poseidon, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hestia, Demeter, Hermes,Aphrodite, Ares and Hephaestus.