Zeus would give out punishments to anyone that did something wrong (Cartwright). Zeus punishes a god every day (Cartwright). Every day Prometheus has his liver eaten by an eagle (Cartwright). Zeus punishes all humanity because the first girl sent into the world received the gift of fire (Cartwright). Even though Zeus was big on punishments he was a very big peacemaker (Cartwright).
Cronus then swallowed the stone thinking it was Zeus, however he was hidden away and raised behind the scenes. When Zeus reached manhood he forced Cronus to disgorge his siblings and then released Cronus’ siblings from Tartarus. Upon releasing the Cyclops, Zeus was given the lightning bolt as a token for their appreciation. A ten-year war was fought between the Olympians (which also included the Gigantes, Hecatonchires and the Cyclops) and Titans, which resulted in Zeus overthrowing Cronus. Zeus then later became the ruler of the Olympians and ruled on
Amphitrite was of the sea nymphs Nereids. They had two children together, a son named Triton who was a merman, and a daughter named Rhode who was a protector of the island, Rhodes. Poseidon’s weapon was a trident which enabled him to create earthquakes. Overtime, he proved to be the second most powerful god after Zeus. Athena was the Greek goddess of reason, intelligent activity, arts, and literature.
Zeus also has two brothers, brothers Poseidon and Hades. After Zeus took over his father’s thrown the three brothers fought to determine which of the three would sit on the thrown. Zeus won the fights and became the ruler of the gods, as well as lord of the sky and rain. His weapon was the famous thunderbolt, which he hurled at those who displeased or made him mad, especially liars and oath breakers. He was married to Hera but as he was also well known for having for his many affairs with other goddesses.
Like the myth says, the god Poseidon was the second son of Cronus and Rhea but like his brothers and sisters he was later swallowed by his father, but later saved by Zeus. The Greek god Poseidon was an important character in the movie The Odyssey, Poseidon was the god of the sea,earthquakes and horses.In the movie the Odyssey, Poseidon allowed Odysseus and his men to sail across his ocean. Poseidon was helped Odysseus and his men fight the Trojan War because they built the Trojan horse to represent Poseidon, until Odysseus was ungrateful of Poseidon helping them win the Trojan War, so Poseidon wants to show him a lesson; no man is capable of doing things without the gods. Not only was Odysseus ungrateful about him helping them win in the Trojan war
Cronus The Greek god of Time and Ages The Greek god Cronus, the god of time, age, agriculture, king of the Titans and father of the Olympions, is one of the most powerful and interesting Titans in Greek mythology. Cronus has a very important role in the Greek creation story. Some of these facts are: The Titans or first gods are his parents, His role in the creation story, The prosperity of his rule, His sister/wife Rhea, What happens to his children, The war he fought, His faults and weaknesses, and finally, his achievements. Gaea, Mother Earth and Uranus, father sky who sleeps with Gaea at night, had their first set of children, the three Cyclops, humanoids with only one eye and the three Hekatoncheries or humanoids with many heads and one-hundred arms. Then because of fear Uranus banished them to Tartarus.
Atlas, one of the very important Greek Gods, is from the 6th century BCE. He is a very unique Greek God with a very important job, famous myths, and a powerful family. Atlas is the god of Astronomy and Navigation. He is one of the Titans or the Elder Gods that fought in the war against the Olympian Gods. He fought alongside his brother Menetius, but against his brothers Prometheus and Epimetheus.
His life was not easy–he endured many trials and completed many daunting tasks–but the reward for his suffering was a promise that he would live forever among the gods at Mount Olympus. Hercules had a complicated family tree. According to legend, his father was Zeus, ruler of all the gods on Mount Olympus and all the mortals on earth, and his mother was Alcmene, the granddaughter of the hero Perseus. Perseus, who was also said to be one of Zeus’ sons, famously beheaded the snake-haired Gorgon. Hercules had enemies even before he was born.
According to greekgodsandgoddesses.net, she was the goddess of wisdom and military victory. Athena has an interesting story behind her birth. Her parents were Zeus and Metis, a muse. After Zeus heard a prophecy that the child Metis bore after Athena would overthrow Zeus, he swallowed her whole. When the time came, Athena sprung out of Zeus’s head full armored and full grown (“Athena” greekgodsandgoddesses.net).
The interferences of the gods in the Oedipus is very clear to see. The main god who interferes with the human lives is Apollo. Apollo created Oedipus destiny and unveiled his vision to the oracle. The oracle than announced the prophecy to the king and queen of Thebes, while the queen was still
Uranus Uranus, the first god of the sky and lord of the universe. We was born from the Chaos and Gaea. Chaos was pretty much nothing and Gaea was the goddess of the Earth pretty much mother nature. Uranus had 18 children 12 titans, 3 cyclopes, and 3 heratoncheires. His children were Cronus, Rhea, Hyperion, Mnemosyne, Themis, Coeus, Phoebe, Prometheus, Epimetheus, Metis, Oceanus, and Tethys.
The story starts when Zeus sending Prometheus down on Earth to create human. Day by day, Prometheus grows affection with the human race, and he sympathies that Zeus wants the human race have little to no power. Later, Prometheus decided to steal fire from Zeus for mankind, and his action enrages Zeus. Afterwards, Zeus chains Prometheus to a rock and makes him suffer from an eagle eating his liver for eternity. Zeus is consider the mightiest God in Olympics.