Who Is Zeus?

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Zeus is a Greek god and is said to be the father of gods and men. He is the king on Mount Olympus, which is home to the Greek gods. He procreated with many human women and goddesses but is married to his sister, Hera.

Zeus is a sky god who controls lightning and thunder. When he seduces women, he usually takes the shape of an animal or a bird. He punished Prometheus for giving mankind fire. The Olympic games were held in honor of Zeus. In Roman tradition, the name for Zeus is Jupiter. When Zeus is pictured, it is often with long hair and a beard.