Zeus In The Dikation Cave

1190 Words5 Pages
Zeus
In the beginning, around 700 B.C, a magnificent god was created. In the Dikation Cave, Zeus was the sixth child born to the Titans Cronus and Rhea (Myths of Zeus). Cronus feared that one of his children would dethrone him. Because of this phobia, Cronus swallowed every child Rhea was giving birth to. When Rhea’s sixth child, Zeus, was born, she managed to trick Cronus so he would not eat her last child. Rhea disguised some rocks in a shambled up cloth as a baby so that the child would live (GreekMythology). With the help of Titans Uranus and Gaea, Rhea was able to get the child safely to Mount Dicte in Crete where he would be raised secretly by Nymphs and fed with honey and milk from the goat nurse, Amaltheia.
After many years at Crete, the day came where Zeus was mature enough to claim Kingdom of the World. With the help of others, Zeus started a battle against his father and the Titans. This battle was known as “Titanomachy” (MythWeb). After ten years of battle, Zeus manages to liberate his siblings from his father’s stomach. Zeus gave his father a special herb that would make him vomit up
…show more content…
Hera received an amazing wedding dress to wear and was offered a seat on the golden throne along with her groom, Zeus (Greek-Gods). Everything wonderful was singing hymns and praises for this magical wedding and everyone had a wonderful gift to give. The most wonderful gift of all was the gift from Gaea, the Goddess of Earth; who pleased the couple with the symbol of love and made a tree blossom with golden apples in Hera’s honor (MythWeb). Hera was so delighted and planted the tree in her garden so she could admire it for many years to come. After the ceremony, Zeus and Hera set off on a journey to the island of Samos to enjoy their 300-year-long honeymoon. According to Greek-Gods, this myth can be interpreted as a symbol of the earth’s
Open Document