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Who is Zeus' father?

The father of the Greek god Zeus is Kronos (also spelled Chronos and Cronus), the king Titan and the lord of time.

How did Zeus kill his father?

Zeus, god of the sky, didn't actually kill his father because his father (Cronus) was immortal, like Zeus. Instead, Zeus used his fathers own weapon to slice Cronus into a thousand pieces. Zeus then tossed all the pieces into Tartarus, the deepest crater in the underworld, and Cronus never escaped. ( Full Answer )

Who is the father of Zeus?

Cronus or Kronos is the father of Zeus. Cronus was leader of the first generation of Titans, the divine descendants of Gaia and Uranus. Having overthown his own father, he was eventually overthrown himself, by Zeus, to be imprisoned for eternity in Tartarus, the Greek underworld.

Who was the father of Zeus?

The titan Cronus was the father of Zeus. Zeus' mother was Rhea. Ouranos is the father of kronus Kronus is Zeus' father Cronus Zeus dad is Kronos.

Who was the father of Perseus?

The hero Perseus in Greek mythology was the son of Zeus, the god of the sky. His mother was Danaë.

How is Hercules related to Perseus?

He is the great-grandson of Perseus. Hercules is son of Alcmene.Alcmene is daugther of Electryon. Electryon is son of Perseus. However both of the also share same father, Zeus. So Hercules and Perseus is half brother.

Why did Perseus' father send him away?

Perseus father did not send him anywhere. Perseus father was Zeus and his mother was princess Danaë. Danaë's father, king Acrisius, had been told by an oracle, that if he got a grandson Acrisius wold be killed by him. So he locked his daughter in a windowless tower in order to prevent her f ( Full Answer )

Was Zeus odysseus' father?

Yes, Odysseus' father is Laertes. However, in ancient Greece, all kings come from the line of Zeus. Therefore, in a sense, Zeus is also Odysseus' father. =)

Was Zeus the father of Perseus and Hercules?

Yes, he was. Perseus was son of Zeus and Danae and his quest was to bring the head of Gorgon Medusa back to Polydectes King of Seriphos. On his way back he met Andromeda and made her his wife. The head of the Gorgon was given to goddes Athena as present for her assistance and she embeded it at ( Full Answer )

Who is perseus father Zeus or Poisiodon?

In Greek mythology Perseus' father was Zeus In the book series ' http://wiki.answers.com/Q/FAQ/4410-32 ' the main character Perseus (Percy Jackson) father is Poseidon

How did Zeus become Aphrodite's father?

One myth claims that Zeus had Aphrodite with Dione, the most common myth however is that she rose fully formed out of the sea after the god Ouranos's (Uranus) genital were throw into the sea, hence her name which means 'sea foam'.

What did Perseus's father do when Perseus was a baby?

King Acrisius of Argos was warned by an oracle that he would be killed in time by a son born to his daughter Danae. So he promptly locked Danae up in a tower. But the god Zeus got in, disguised as a shower of gold, with the result that Perseus was born. So Acrisius straightaway stuck daughter and in ( Full Answer )

Who is Zeus and Hercules?

Zeus is the King of Gods in Greek Mythology. Zeus was viewed as a king who oversaw the universe. Hercules is the Roman name for the mythical Greek demigod Heracles, son of Jupiter (the Roman equivalent of Zeus), and the mortal Alcmena.

Why is it that Perseus' father is Zeus and Percy Jackson's father is Poseidon if Perseus is similar to Percy Jackson?

Because theres not only one perseus, theres the perseus son of Zeus, another perseus that went on a quest to find and bring back his dead wife from hades and now theres the Percy Jackson son of Poseido whom stars in "Percy Jackson and the Olympians. for the benefit of those who do not study mytholog ( Full Answer )

What did Zeus do to beat his father?

First, Zeus fed Kronus a mixture of mustard on wine, causing him to upchuck :) all of Zeus' brothers and sisters. Them being pissed and all (they had been eaten) led the original gods to wage war with the Titans. The gods won, and Zues cut up his father into a million peices with his own weapon and ( Full Answer )

Why did perseus father send him away?

Perseus's father was Zeus, who didn't send him anywhere, and was in fact practically present only at the moment that he was conceived.

Was perseus hecates father?

No, her father is Perses (a son of two Titan's son). Perseus the Greek hero is not her father. Her mother is Asteria.

Why did Zeus name Hercules after Hera?

Zeus thought that if he named Hercules a name that means "Glory of Hera" she might like the boy. She showed that he was wrong by putting snakes in Hercules cradle.

Is Zeus the father of Jesus?

They cannot possibly be, since they are from two different religions. Zeus is from Greek mythology and Jesus is from Christianity. Answer: The only Greek god that may be similar to Jesus and thus form part of the Jesus story is Dionysus. The similarities were: . God (Zeus) was his father, hi ( Full Answer )

Is the heavenly father Zeus?

Hell no, Zeus may not exist like "the heavenly father" but Zeus had powers and was the ruler of gods, goddesses and humans. No way would Zeus ever be related to whatever the heavenly father is.

Is Zeus your heavenly father?

No. He is not my heaventy father. However, he was regarded as a heavenly father of Mount Olympus, in Greek mythology. He was one of the triumvirate, the other two being Poseidon, god of the sea, and Hades, god of the underworld.

Is Hercules son of Zeus?

Yes, Hercules was a son of Zeus. For the record his mom's name was Alcleme.

Do Zeus and Poseidon have sons named Perseus?

Yes, Zeus had a son named Perseus, Poseidon did not. In the fictional series 'Percy Jackson and the Olympians', the antagonist is a boy named Percy who is the son of Zeus. However, in recorded mythology, Perseus was the son of Zeus.

Was Hercules perseus son?

No; Hercules is half-brother and a decedent of Perseus. Perseus and Andromeda had a son Electyron who with Anexo had Alcmene, the mother of Hercules with Zeus. Zeus is also the father of Perseus.

How do you get Hercules to get to Zeus on Mythology Island?

You don't. Once Zeus takes the 5 sacred objects, Hercules will helpyou reach the throne rooms of Hades and Poseidon, and will smashopen the gate to Olympus. But after that you are on your own. (Youneed the one drachma you can earn by removing graffiti from theTemple of Hades.)

Is Yahweh the father of Hercules?

No, Yahweh is the Hebrew/Jewish word for "Lord." The God of the Hebrews. Zeus was the father of Hercules.

Are Zeus and Hera Hercules' parents?

No, Hercules is the son of Zeus and Alcmene. Since Hera is the wife of Zeus, she did not have much affection for Hercules, nor for Alcmene.

Why do some histories say perseus is the father of Hercules?

Zeus is the father of Perseus; his mother being Danaë, now the son of Perseus and Andromedea was Electryon who with his wife Anaxo had Alcmene - mother of Hercules, wife of Amphitryon. Perseus is thus both brother of Hercules by being the son of Zeus, and great-grandfather .

Why do some say Poseidon is the father of Perseus?

Many people say that because Greek Mythology was passed on from generation to generation. Many different writers tell different stories because it was handed down. Many authors usually support that Zeus was the father of Perseus.

Is perseus and Hercules the same person?

No Persues is the son of Zeus and Danae while Hercules(Properly spelled Heracles in the Greek version) is the son of Zeus and Alcmene. Persues is well known for Slaying the Gorgon Medusa and using her head to defeat the Kraken and save his future wife Andromeda. Heracles on the other hand is best ( Full Answer )

What if Hercules says you are not ready to fight Zeus on poptropica?

Hercules is no help until Zeus steals all five of your items, you must collect the sacred items, go to Athena and then he will come and take them, right away go the Hercules and he will help. You must use the mirror because Hercules does not like walking around. You take him to hades and he removes ( Full Answer )

Who is better Hercules or perseus?

You're comparing Apples to Oranges. They don't compare mainly because they served different purposes. Both were heroes and both accomplished great feats and both were sons of Zeus.

What was Hercules relationship with Zeus?

The relationship between Zeus and Hercules wasnt the best. Zeus didn't barely see him at all because he was trying to keep all the Gods and Godesses in line. On the other hand Hercules was always on earth because he was born a mortal. Hercules is the strongest out of all the gods. Zeus is the most p ( Full Answer )

How did perseus become Zeus' son?

The king of Argos heard a prophesy that his grandson would kill him, so he imprisoned his only daughter, Danae. But, of course, SOME certain god saw her, fell in love with her and as you know, was Zeus, king of the gods. Nine months later, Danae gave birth to Perseus.

How does Zeus help his son Perseus?

Perseus father is posiden. Zeus is gods father. Perseus his mother is aphrodite.. Aprhrodites father is also posiedan. This makes them mother and son and brother and sister.

Is Hercules more famous than Zeus?

Probably, because he is know in many cartoons and movies for his courage and strength, while Zeus is not as common to our culture.

Can Hercules defeat Zeus?

Hercules cannot defeat Zeus, however strong he may be as Zeus is a god and the king of all the gods.

Did Hercules ever take over Zeus place why or why not?

This looks like a homework question about a particular story, in which case you should determine the answer by reading the story. If you're just curious, and this isn't for a homework assignment, then in general no, Hercules did not ever become King of the gods. "Why not" is probably explained by t ( Full Answer )