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Zeus (Greek deity)


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    • us: Ζεύς (Greek deity)
    • us: Δίας (Greek deity)
    • us: Dias (Greek deity)
    • us: Зевс (Greek deity)
    • us: Zevs (Greek deity)
    • us: زيوس (Greek deity)
    • us: Zīyūs (Greek deity)
    • us: Зеўс (Greek deity)
    • us: Zeŭso (Greek deity)
    • us: Seus (Greek deity)
    • us: 제우스 (Greek deity)
    • us: Cheusŭ (Greek deity)
    • us: Seifur (Greek deity)
    • us: זאוס (Greek deity)
    • us: Zeu (Greek deity)
    • us: Dzeusas (Greek deity)
    • us: Zeusz (Greek deity)
    • us: Żews (Greek deity)
    • us: ゼウス (Greek deity)
    • us: Zeusu (Greek deity)
    • us: Zeusi (Greek deity)
    • us: זעאוס (Greek deity)
    • us: 宙斯 (Greek deity)
    • us: Zhousi (Greek deity)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Greek deity
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    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Arafat, K. W. Classical Zeus, 1990.
    • found: Cook, A. B. Zeus, 1914-1940.
    • found: Wikipedia, April 11, 2014 (Zeus (Ancient Greek: Ζεύς = Zeus; Modern Greek: Δίας = Dias) is the "Father of Gods and men" who rules the Olympians of Mount Olympus as a father rules the family according to the ancient Greek religion. He is the god of sky and thunder in Greek mythology. Zeus is etymologically cognate with and, under Hellenic influence, became particularly closely identified with Roman Jupiter.) Abkhazian page (Зевс = Zevs) Arabic page (زيوس = Zīyūs) Belarusian page (Зеўс = Zeŭs) Bulgarian page (Зевс = Zevs) Esperanto page (Zeŭso) Frisian page (Seus) Korean page (제우스 = Cheusŭ) Icelandic page (Seifur) Hebrew page (זאוס = Zeʼus) Swahili page (Zeu) Latvian page (Zevs) Lithuanian page (Dzeusas) Hungarian page (Zeusz) Maltese page (Żews) Japanese page (ゼウス = Zeusu) Albanian page (Zeusi) Yiddish page (זעאוס = Zeus) Chinese page (宙斯 = Zhousi)
    • found: GreekMythology.com, April 11, 2014 (Zeus; the god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods; the great presiding deity of the universe, the ruler of heaven and earth, was regarded by the Greeks, first, as the god of all aerial phenomena; secondly, as the personification of the laws of nature; thirdly, as lord of state-life; and fourthly, as the father of gods and men) {http://www.greekmythology.com/Olympians/Zeus/zeus.html}
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, April 11, 2014 (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. Being the supreme ruler he upheld law, justice and morals, and this made him the spiritual leader of both gods and men. Zeus was a celestial god, and originally worshiped as a weather god by the Greek tribes.) {http://www.pantheon.org/articles/z/zeus.html}
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-04-11: new
    • 2014-07-15: revised
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