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Zeus, the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea, he was the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and of the Pantheon of gods who resided there.
To spite Zeus she gave birth to Hephaestus parthenogenetically (without being fertilized) and it was Hephaestus who, when the time came, split open the head of Zeus, from which Athena emerged fully armed.
Zeus also used his charm and unprecedented power to seduce those he wanted, so when Zeus promised Semele that he would reveal himself in all his splendor, in order to seduce her, the union produced Dionysus, but she was destroyed when Zeus appeared as thunder and lightening.
www.pantheon.org /articles/z/zeus.html   (1346 words)

  Zeus - MSN Encarta
Zeus was considered, according to Homer, the father of the gods and of mortals.
Zeus was the youngest son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea and the brother of the deities Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Demeter, and Hera.
Upon the birth of Zeus, Rhea wrapped a stone in swaddling clothes for Cronus to swallow and concealed the infant god in Crete (Kríti), where he was fed on the milk of the goat Amalthaea and reared by nymphs.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557392/Zeus.html   (589 words)

 Zeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zeus (Greek: nominative Ζεύς, Zeús accusative Δíᾰ, Día, genitive Δíος, Díos) is the leader of the gods, ruler of Mount Olympus, and god of the sky and thunder in Greek mythology.
Zeus was equivalent to the Roman god Jupiter (from Jovius Pater or "Father Jove") and associated in the syncretic classical imagination (see interpretatio graeca) with various other deities, such as the Egyptian Ammon and the Etruscan Tinia.
Zeus is portrayed to be the father of the current Wonder Girl in the DC comics universe, and has given her a lasso made from his lightning to use as a weapon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zeus   (3063 words)

 Information on Zeus the Greek God
Zeus was mighty, glorious, awesome and wise, although he did show a certain degree of surprising foolishness and naiveness when it came to hiding his love affairs.
Zeus was called the master of the gods, and "father of men." The title may be more impressive than meritorious; it seemed applicable to the Zeus of the philosophers who regarded him as a supreme god and sculptor of the universe.
Zeus, the supreme sky-god of the Greeks and a composite figure, was believed to be involved in the daily affairs of people, but was never thought of as a creator deity.
www.zeus-publications.com /zeusgod.htm   (2569 words)

 Zeus, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Amalthea hung Zeus in a cradle from a tree, so that he could be found neither in heaven nor on earth nor in the sea, and gathering youths, she gave them brazen shields and spears, and ask them to go around the tree making noise lest the cries of little Zeus be heard.
Zeus seduced Io while she held the priesthood of Hera, but being detected by Hera he turned Io into a white cow by a touch and swore that he had not known her (consequently it has been remarked that a lover's oaths do not draw down the anger of the gods).
Zeus fell in love with a Phoenician princess called Europa and having taken the form of a bull, Zeus carried her off and took her across the sea to the island of Crete.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Zeus.html   (3701 words)

 CULT OF ZEUS 1 : Ancient Greek religion
ZEUS was the king of the gods, the god of sky and weather, the fate of men and nations, law, justice and moral conduct.
On Parnes is a bronze Zeus Parnethios, and an altar to Zeus Semaleos (Sign-giving).
On it are altars to Zeus and Hera.
www.theoi.com /Cult/ZeusCult.html   (3807 words)

 Zeus Text   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She is a mistress of Zeus who is, according to a footnote in the Homeric Hymns, "famous because of her children" (Homeric Hymn 33, footnote 2).
The story, as written by Pindar, is that Zeus and Tyndareus slept with Leda on the same night and as a result twins were born, Castor the mortal son of Tyndareus and Polydeuces, the immortal son of Zeus.
Zeus is said to have raped her in the form of a swan[1,2,3,4], thus fathering Helen.
www.ecsel.psu.edu /~rreynold/ZeusText.html   (4563 words)

 Zeus - Crystalinks
The conquests of Zeus among nymphs and the mythic mortal progenitors of Hellenic dynasties are famous.
Zeus was equivalent to the Roman god Jupiter (from Jovis Pater or "Father Jove") and associated in the syncretic classical imagination with various other deities, such as the Egyptian Ammon and the Etruscan Tinia.
Zeus has relatively few worshippers in modern neopaganism, and (unlike his roles in Mythology) is seen as a god of governance and authority.
www.crystalinks.com /zeus.html   (2835 words)

 Zeus Encyclopedia Articles @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Greek and Roman mythology, the god of the sky was also the supreme god, whereas this function was filled out by Odin among the Germanic tribes.
The conquests of Zeus among nymphs and the mythic mortal progenitors of Hellenic dynasties are famous.
Zelus, Nike, Cratos and Bia were Zeus' retinue.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Zeus   (2178 words)

 Zeus Industrial Products - Fluoropolymer Tubing and Heat Shrink
For over 40 years, Zeus has continued to develop innovative tubing and heat shrink products for our customers in a wide range of industries all over the world.
Zeus is the supplier of choice for precision polymer extrusions.
And for over 40 years, Zeus has supplied more than fluoropolymer extrusions.
www.zeusinc.com   (184 words)

 Zeus, Greece, Greek mythology
Zeus was a weather god, as well as the protector of the law, the state, the society, the city, the family and strangers.
Zeus main shrine was in Dodona, where it was believed one could hear the future being told by the wind blowing through the the leafs of the holy oaktrees that grew there.
On Crete Zeus was especially worshipped since it was believed he grew up there, in hiding from his father who would have eaten him had he known of Zeus existence.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/zeus.htm   (491 words)

 Zeus Page
Zeus is the supreme god and ruler of all the gods and goddesses who lived on Mount Olympus and were called Olympians.
Zeus was the sixth child born to the Titans Cronus and Rhea.
Zeus drew the heavens and became supreme ruler, Poseidon became the god of the sea and Hades the ruler of the Underworld.
thanasis.com /store/zeus.htm   (2973 words)

When her child the mighty Zeus was born, she hid him, wrapped a stone in baby’s clothes, and gave the stone to her husband.
Zeus was spirited away to a tiny island called Crete.
When Zeus was fully-grown, he thanked the nymphs by presenting them with the goat’s horns.
library.thinkquest.org /J002110/zeus.htm   (641 words)

 Greek Mythology Gods Olympians
Ares is the son of Zeus and Hera.
Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto.
Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera.
www.desy.de /gna/interpedia/greek_myth/olympian.html   (1202 words)

 Stone's ZEUS Code Home Page
ZEUS is several different numerical codes for astrophysical gas dynamics in two- and three-dimensions.
ZEUS began as a hydrodynamics code written by Mike Norman for his thesis work with Jim Wilson in the late 1970s.
The original versions of ZEUS were written as part of the Ph.D. thesis research of Mike Norman's students to study the propagation of extragalactic jets (Clarke), and the dynamics of protostellar disks and outflows (Stone).
www.astro.princeton.edu /~jstone/zeus.html   (791 words)

 RETURN OF ZEUS: Laser Hummer Enters Iraq
In 2003, the Army sent ZEUS, a Humvee armed with a 10kw solid-state laser, to Afghanistan, to blast mines and other explosives left over from years of war.
ZEUS uses a pair of lasers to sizzle its targets, according to Sparta, Inc., the vehicle's maker.
ZEUS is mounted on an uparmored High-Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV).
www.military.com /soldiertech/0,14632,Soldiertech_Laser,,00.html   (855 words)

Zeus was the youngest son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea.
When he had grown up, Zeus caused Cronus to vomit up his sisters and brothers, and these gods joined him in fighting to wrest control of the universe from the Titans and Cronus, their king.
Zeus also was accorded supreme authority on earth and on Mount Olympus.
www.mythweb.com /gods/Zeus.html   (221 words)

 'from the Encyclopedia Mythica' Zeus
According to the ancient Greeks, Zeus was the most powerful of all the gods.
Zeus was also known as "Kosmetas" (orderer), "Soter" (savior), "Polieos" (overseer of the polis -city) and also "Eleutherios" (guarantor of political freedoms).
Themis, the goddess of justice bore the three Horae, goddesses of the seasons to Zeus, and also the three Moirae, known as the Fates.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/demons/emzeus.htm   (1425 words)

 Zeus * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Zeus was hidden and raised in secret until he was old enough to fulfill his destiny.
Zeus sent Apollon to revive the wounded Hektor and, holding the aegis of Zeus, Apollon charged against the Akhaian defenses, pushing them back to their beached ships.
Zeus established a godly domain for the spirits for the deceased heroes at the end of the world.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/zeus.html   (1382 words)

 Zeus - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Zeus Kroniōn (descendant of Cronus), or simply Zeús or Zdeús (Greek Ζεύς) or Dias (Greek Δίας) ("divine king") is the leader of the gods and god of the sky and thunder in Greek mythology.
Zeus' wife at Dodona was not Hera, but the goddess Dione — whose name is a feminine form of "Zeus".
Gaia was upset that Zeus had killed the Titans, because they were her children.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Zeus   (2303 words)

 Jupiter Crowned King of the Gods
In Greek mythology, Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology) was the king of heaven and Earth and of all the Olympian gods.
He was named king of the gods in the special meeting that followed his overthrow of the god Cronus and the Titans.
Zeus granted Poseidon (Neptune in Roman mythology) dominion over the Sea, and his other brother Hades (Pluto in Roman mythology) dominion over the underworld.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/zeus.html   (147 words)

 zeus_new.html   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zeus is an open source agent development tool kit that was created as part of the Midas and Agentcities research projects at BT in the late 1990's and early 2000's.
Zeus won a BCS Gold medal for its technical innovation, and has been successfully used in many experimental projects within BT and in the rest of the world.
The reasoners in Zeus include a Rete style rule engine which uses CLIPS type rule definitions that can be extended and plugged in Java, a simple distributed planner and graph style agent rationality (you can build graphs to describe the problem solving behavior of the agent that you want).
labs.bt.com /projects/agents/zeus   (320 words)

 Zeus: Master of Olympus for PC Review - PC Zeus: Master of Olympus Review
Zeus is a major improvement for Impressions' line of city-building games, and it's a significant advancement for city-building games in general.
Zeus: Master of Olympus follows in the same tradition as Impressions' other real-time city-building games, including Pharaoh and the Caesar series.
Yet although Zeus is similar to its predecessors, it offers numerous enhancements and improvements that make it a much better game.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/zeusmasterofolympus/review.html   (770 words)

 Zeus - History for Kids!
Zeus was, for many Greeks, the king of the gods.
Zeus probably was not worshipped in Greece before the Indo-European Greeks arrived there in the Middle Bronze Age.
Although Zeus was not really related to any Egyptian gods, Greek people who traveled to Egypt thought that Zeus was like the Egyptian god of the air and wind, whose name was Amon.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/religion/zeus.htm   (485 words)

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