Does Zeus have an apple on his head in greek mythology?

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Yes. Zeus's daugher, Athina grew out of his head and his head had an apple.
(The apple was like the stem and Athina was the flower growing out of it).
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What is the name of the mythological Greek monster with 100 heads that had hideous voices that killed Zeus with a thunderbolt?

Typhon . worried look* . When you say "killed Zeus with a thunderbolt" I do hope you mean 'Zeus killed with a thunderbolt, in which case. Yes. Typhon (or Typhoeus). Hundred Heads? Either the Hydra or Hecatonchieres.. A clarifying answer: . 'Typhon' is the correct answer. The number of its hea ( Full Answer )

Why is Zeus so important to Greek mythology?

He is king of the Gods and of the Heavens. He also was the one who made Cronus the Titan regurgitate his brothers and sisters (Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Demeter and Hera) He is the leader of the Gods. From his mother all the greek gods were born, but as they came out their father ate them all and Z ( Full Answer )

Who is the mortal son of Zeus in Greek mythology?

Zeus had many mortal sons, although the best known was Heracles(called Hercules by the Romans.) Some others include: Tantalus, Alexander the Great(in Myth only, in reality he was the son of Phillip II,) Castor and Pollux, Sarpedon Minos and Rhadamanthys, Perseus, and Arcas.

Who was the Maiden loved by Zeus in greek mythology?

There is a rather long list of maidens, or at least young women loved/seduced by Zeus. Some of the better known ones include: Io, who he transformed into a cow to protect her from Hera Europa, who he seduced/kidnapped in the form of a bull Leda, who he seduced/raped in the form of a swan Alc ( Full Answer )

What is the monster in Greek mythology with nine heads?

The Hydra is a nine headed Greek monster that grows two new heads every time one is chopped off. The only way it can be killed is if the necks are singed before the two new heads grow back. That is how Hercules killed it.

Who is Zeus in greek mythology?

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How did Zeus create mankind in Greek Mythology?

First he made people out of gold but they were too proud and wouldn't worship the gods so he killed them all and covered their remains in layers of rock. Then he made the silver people but they were so beautiful they just sat around thinking beautiful thoughts. If they ever saw their reflections the ( Full Answer )

What were the golden apples of the greek mythology?

The tree of golden apples was a wedding present from Zeus to Hera. They were guarded by many creatures in different myths and one hero had a quest to steal one. No it's this. During a festivity, which is the wedding of the parents of Achilles, Eris, the goddess of discord, was not invited. She go ( Full Answer )

Who is the wife of Zeus in greek mythology?

Zues had many 'wives', and even more consorts. However, his wife is most commonly Hera, who bore him two sons (Hephestus and Ares) and is often jealous of his affairs with mortals and therefore hates all his children no born by her ( such as Herakles, but there are many others)

Name the Greek mythological-creature with 6 serpent-heads.?

SIRENS: Women with bird-like bodies; sirens were legendary for luring sailors by singing their enchanted songsScylla | malevolent monster with six heads and twelve feet; in myth, she is often paired with the creature Charybdis. MEDUSA: One of the Gorgons; Medusa is traditionally depicted as a dang ( Full Answer )

Who is Zeus and way is he importain in greek mythology?

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Name the wife of Zeus in Greek-mythology.?

Hera, or Juno in Roman mythology, was the Queen of the Gods (hence, Zues' wife.) Hera was ill-tempered and jealous of Zues' affairs with mortal women and in many myths, she is responsible for the bad treatment or misfortune that is bestowed upon the hero or heroine.

Name Zeus' wife in Greek-mythology.?

Zeus's wife was the jealous goddess Hera (known as Juno to the Romans). And she had every reason to be jealous, since her philandering husband had been known to mate with unsuspecting mortal woman by transforming into everything from a swan to a shower of gold.

Who are Zeus and Pegasus in Greek Mythology?

Zeus was the King of the gods and the lord of the sky. Pegasus was a winged horse that sprang from Medusa as she was decapitated. He was tamed by Bellerophon, before he attempted to ride Pegasus up to Olympus.

Who has claimed to be the wife of Zeus in greek mythology?

Zeus' first wife was Metis, and she gave birth to his daughter Athena. However, Zeus heard a prophecy that any of his children born of Metis would turn against him, so when Metis was pregnant with Athena, Zeus swallowed her, which is why Athena was was born fully formed from his head. Later his wife ( Full Answer )

What did Zeus control in Greek mythology?

Zeus, was the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and of the gods who resided there. He upheld law, justice and morals, and so he was the spiritual leader of both gods and men. Zeus was originally worshiped as a weather god.

Name a Greek mythology-story about Zeus.?

Cronus had been warned that one of his children would depose him.To prevent this from happening Cronus swallowed his newborn children Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades and Poseidon, but his wife Rhea wrapped a stone in swaddling clothes in place of the infant Zeus. Cronus thinking it was the newborn baby ( Full Answer )

In greek mythology a hydra has nine heads?

Yes, to start with. Every time one was cut off, two more would grow back in it's place. Hercules, who had to kill the Hydra, got around this by burning the stump of each head with a torch after cutting it off, which stopped it from growing back.

In greek mythology hydra has nine heads?

There are several different ideas when it comes to the number of heads on the hydra that Heracles defeated. The numbers vary from 50 (for Thetis' 50 priestesses), 9 (in honor of the moon), 100 (for the centuriae, or war bands), 10,000 (an exaggeration by Euripides), and on greek coins there's 7 head ( Full Answer )

In greek mythology who did zeus send Pandora to?

Zeus gave Pandora to Epimetheus, the brother of Prometheus, in response to Prometheus stealing fire back for mankind. Pandora is the first woman in Greek mythology.

What were Zeus' powers in Greek mythology?

It was believed that Zeus was The main god in Greek mythology along with Hera, and a few others. He had power of the sky and storm. Some legends say he was the lord of all the gods.

Brother of Zeus in Greek mythology?

Zeus has two older brothers; Hades (God of the Underworld) and Poseidon (God of the sea). Zeus is the youngest of six children.

Is the apple related to greek mythology?

The golden apple was said to grant anybody who ate it with immortality. this such fruit grew on a tree that was guarded by a dragon and 6 girls who were Atlases darters.

Did Zeus kill Kratos in Greek mythology?

Kratos (Strength) in Greek myth was the son of The River Styx, the goddess of hate, and Pallas, a Titan god associated with war. In fact, because Styx and her children (including Kratos) were the first to rush to the aid of Zeus, her name was made a binding oath to the gods. Kratos and his siblin ( Full Answer )

What is Greek Mythology Zeus' last name?

Zeus, as well as all of the other gods, did not have a last name, according to the Greeks. They only worshiped their gods with one name.

Which Greek goddesses was born full-grown from Zeus' head?

Athena was born full-grown from Zeus' head. There had been a prophecy that the children of Zeus and Metis would be more powerful than Zeus, so Zeus tricked Metis into becoming a fly and he swallowed her. However, Metis was already pregnant and she gave birth to Athena inside of Zeus. Metis made a ro ( Full Answer )

What are two situations in Greek Mythology did Hera try to get rid of Zeus' children?

1.Hera tried to kill Dionysus unborn by disguising as an old crone.She acted like she was very friendly to his mother. Then she asked Semele, Dionysus mother,why her husband was not home?"My husband is Zeus"she said, so hera said many men said were Zeus.Zeus swore to grant Semele any wish.She wanted ( Full Answer )

Who are the children of Zeus in Greek mythology?

Zeus has 17 children. The children of Zeus are Ares, Hermes, Artemis, Athena, Apollo, Hebe, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Heracles, Persephone, Enyo, Aletheia, Perseus, Dike, Aglaea, Helen of Troy, and Ersa.