Zeus
Beginning around 700 B.C., stories by Homer and other Greek poets described the lives of powerful gods who involved themselves in human affairs. Supreme among these gods was Zeus, who inherited the heavens and earth after overthrowing his father, Cronus. Zeus ruled from Mt. Olympus, rewarding good and punishing evil (his most famous weapon was a thunderbolt) and manipulating human lives just to satisfy his own whims. He also liked the ladies, frequently dropping to earth for amorous adventures w More »
Born: c. 700 B.C. (Ancient Greece)

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Io was, in Greek mythology, one of the mortal lovers of Zeus. She was an ancestor of many kings and heroes such as Perseus, Cadmus, Heracles, Minos,  ...

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Now, Io was a priestess in the temple of Hera, Zeus' wife, so if Zeus and Io were caught together Io could expect not to live a long nor happy life. Their affair ...

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Io was the princess of Argos, who Zeus fell in love with. To try to keep Hera from noticing, he covered the world with a thick blanket of clouds. Howe...

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Information about Io and Zeus as well as many other myths.

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Under the name of Callithyia, Io was regarded as the first priestess of Hera, the wife of Zeus. Zeus fell in love with her and, to protect her from the wrath of Hera, ...

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In Greek mythology Io was an Argive princess and Naiad-nymph who was loved by the god Zeus. When Hera suddenly interrupted their tryst, Zeus transformed ...

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When the story begins, Zeus looks down from Olympus and sees a smokin' hot nymph named Io. Next thing you know, he's got her surrounded by clouds, and ...

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Ancient Greek Myths for Kids. Once upon a time, a long time ago ... Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades were the three sons of Cronos. When Cronos retired, the boys ...

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Io was a Naiad nymph in Greek mythology. Io was also a lover of Zeus, who was transformed into a heifer and forced to wander the world. Io was also one of the ...