Today, we're going to tell you a myth for kids, about the greek God Zeus.
Zeus was the supreme god of Olympus, son of Saturn and Rhea, grandson of Uranus and Gaia. Brothers and sisters were Hera, Poseidon, Pluto, Estia and Dimitra. His father swallowed all children of Rhea because he was afraid that the prophecy of Uranus might come true and one of his children would take his throne. So, Rhea realized that only with tricking could save her children , so she wrapped a stone and she gave to the Saturn. He immediately swallowed the stone and she went to Crete and gave birth to Zeus on the mountain Dikti or Idi.
Αs soon as Zeus became adult, he fought against Saturn and Titans and acquired the control and the power of Gods. His success based on mainly in his thunder, which offered by the Cyclopes because he released them from the Tartarus. Particularly, lightnings and thunders according to mythology were made by Hephaestus. These two weapons were given to Zeus by prisoners in Tartarus, by Cyclopes, which were released and helped him to defeat Saturn and the Titans in the titanic battle.
Zeus’s wife was Hera and fathered Ifaisto, Ari, Ivi and Eilithia. In Dodoni (Ipiros) considered wife of Zeus Dioni. Also, he fathered many children with seven mortal women. As a result, all of them always had to face the jealousy of Hera.
The Greeks believed that Zeus was the leader of gods and human, superior and most powerful of all. No one had the right to oppose him. He ruled over everything and everyone. Thunder was his weapon. All believed that he regulated the fate of people.
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