Zeus On Throne Jupiter God Greek Roman Alabaster Statue 8.6″ 21cm
Zeus On Throne Jupiter God Greek Roman Alabaster Statue 8.6″ 21 cm
Height: 8.26 inches (21 cm)
Width: 2.5 inches (6.35 cm)
Depth: 2.5 inches (6.35 cm)
Weight: 1.37 lbs (625 gr)
Zeus Ancient Greek: Ζεύς, (Modern Greek: Δίας) was the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with the first element of his Roman equivalent Jupiter. Zeus is the child of Cronus and Rhea, the youngest of his siblings to be born, though sometimes reckoned the eldest as the others required disgorging from Cronus’s stomach. In most traditions, he is married to Hera, by whom he is usually said to have fathered Ares, Hebe, and Hephaestus. At the oracle of Dodona, his consort was said to be Dione, by whom the Iliad states that he fathered Aphrodite. Zeus was also infamous for his erotic escapades. These resulted in many godly and heroic offspring, including Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hermes, Persephone, Dionysus, Perseus, Heracles, Helen of Troy, Minos and the Muses.
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