Zeus is king of mount olympus, the home of greek gods, where he rules the world and imposes his will onto gods and mortals alike king of olympus as the children of cronus were filled with admiration for their noble brother and sided with him against their unjust father – even following zeus into the battle of the titans. In time, greek mythology became part of european culture, and many of its stories became known throughout the world poseidon (roman neptune), zeus's brother, was god of the sea and of earthquakes zeus then created the bronze race, brutal and warlike people who destroyed themselves with constant fighting. Meet the greek gods please select a name from the list below to view the greek god's description zeus zeus god of the sky (zoos) distinguishing features: pinstriped suit, neatly trimmed grey beard, stormy eyes and a very large, dangerous lightning bolt now: on stormy days, he can be found brooding in his throne room.
Zeus was the king of the olympian gods and the supreme deity in greek religion often referred to as the father, as the god of thunder and the 'cloud-gatherer', he controlled the weather, offered signs and omens and generally dispensed justice, guaranteeing order amongst both the gods and humanity from his seat high on. Zeus: zeus, in ancient greek religion, chief deity of the pantheon, a sky and weather god who was identical with the roman god jupiter according to a cretan myth that was later adopted by the greeks, cronus, king of the titans, upon learning that one of his children was fated to dethrone him, swallowed his children as.
Through its portayal of the epic subject matter of the trojan war, the stirring scenes of bloody battle, the wrath of achilles and the constant interventions of the gods, it explores themes of glory, wrath, homecoming and fate, and has provided subjects and stories for many other later greek, roman and renaissance writings.