Ancient Greek Myths for Kids: The Mighty Zeus, King of …

Zeus had his golden throne on the highest summit of and was respected and awed by all Gods and mortals. All the kings boasted that they descended from Zeus.
Zeus was the "Lord of Justice", punishing anyone who lied or broke an oath, but was fair and always striving to keep a balance of all things.
Furthermore, Zeus was responsible for the weather and was shaping it according to his temper. When in high spirits, Zeus was blessing the world with fine weather; in case of bad mood, however, he would throw rain, winds, lightnings and thunderbolts to cause disaster to the mortals.

But even Zeus' powers had their limits, for, however powerful as he was, he had neither the right nor the ability to intervene in the decisions of the .

Zeus was the king of all the gods
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Parents: Zeus was the last child of the Titans and .
Siblings: Zeus had five older siblings. Two brothers (, ), and three sisters (, , ).
Wife: Zeus married his own sister , the goddess of marriage and monogamy, but was giving her plenty of reasons to be jealous, since Zeus was renowned of his numerous love affairs. As a result, Zeus fathered plenty of .


Zeus Greek God of the Heavens - Gods And Monsters

Zeus was the Olympian king of the gods, and god of the sky, weather, fate and law
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