A look at the role of the greek gods zeus and odin zeus

Nine days later she gave birth to Apollo, the god of light and inspiration, on the island of Delos.

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Therefore, they both are very similar. The same majestic god who fathered seven of the great Olympians also fathered a number of human beings, and many ruling or powerful families traced their lineage to Zeus. As before, Kronos won the contest, but Zeus' emetic was so powerful, that it forced him to instantly disgorge all of the contents of his stomach, in reverse order of swallowing: first the boulder, then Poseidon , followed by Hades , Hera , Demeter , and Hestia. And when he took Leto as his consort he must have been married to Hera, for Hera persecuted Leto by condemning her to bear her children in a land of complete darkness. Often a seizure of power results from the current leader being viewed as an unjust or even a tyrant. Zeus was seen as the protector of gods and humans. He fathered many of the heroes and was featured in many of their local cults. In some cases, cities were not entirely sure whether the daimon to whom they sacrificed was a hero or an underground Zeus. Before he had a chance to enjoy his victory Gaia warned him that Mitis would birth a son that would be powerful enough to overthrow him.

Zeus finally became enamored of the goddess who was to become his permanent wife — Hera. At one point she came across Prometheus chained to his rock in the Caucasus, and the two victims of divine injustice discussed her plight.

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Cronus, meanwhile, was growing old. One was the wisest law-giver of his age, the first Minos. He would do anything to become the best god there was, and that is why he only has one eye.

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After that Odin was the smartest one of all. Moreover, Zeus had a remarkable family tree, a unique kingdom and power, and all above was illustrated by distinctive symbols and attributes.

Indeed, as a sky god it was expected of him to fecundate the earth; and neither goddess, nymph, nor mortal was able to resist his advances, for the most part.

Zeus was the last of the children to be born from Rhea and Kronos.

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There was a lot of women that thought Zeus was handsome.

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