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Chapter Six Myths of the Immortals : Zeus and Hera
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Zeus and Hera Cronos’ myth contradictory: a tyran or wise ruler of the Golden Age Six children of Cronos and Rhea are the first Olympians: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Hestia, Hades (Aphrodite born of his severed genitals in one version of her birth)
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Zeus and Hera All except Hades lived on Olympus There will be a total of 12 – or 13 or 14 – Olympians Zeus is the great father/king of this court of gods and goddesses
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Zeus and Hera God Competence God Competence 1. Zeus Storms 6. Apollo Wisdom 2. Hera Family 7. Artemis Hunt 3. Hestia Hearth 8. Hephaestus Forge 4. Demeter Harvest 9. Athena Knowledge Hades Underworld 10. Ares War 5. Poseidon Sea 11. Hermes Trade 12. Aphrodite Sex
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Zeus, Lord of the Sky Indo-European sky god ( di -) Like Tiu (Germanic) in Tuesday; Dyspater - Jupiter Lived in the mountains (Olympus, Mt. Ida near Troy) and brought storms (his thunderbolt) By far the most powerful of the gods
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