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ID: 901000671
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000671
Record Type: Character/Person

Zeus (Greek deity)

Note: In ancient Greek religion, chief deity of the pantheon, a sky and weather god whose counterpart was the Roman god Jupiter. His name clearly comes from that of the sky god Dyaus of the ancient Hindu Rigveda. Zeus was regarded as the sender of thunder and lightning, rain, and winds, and his traditional weapon was the thunderbolt. He was called the father (i.e., the ruler and protector) of both gods and men.

Names:
Zeus (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Zeus (Greek deity) (Italian-P,D,N)
Zeus (Greek deity) (German-P)
Zeus (Greek deity) (French-P)
Zevs (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Seus (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Ζεύς (Greek deity) (Ancient Greek,U,N)
Δίας (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)
Зевс (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
زيوس (Greek deity) (Arabic,U,N)
Zīyūs (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Зеўс (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Zeŭso (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
제우스 (Greek deity) (Korean,U,N)
Cheusŭ (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Seifur (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
זאוס (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Zeu (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Dzeusas (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Zeusz (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Żews (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
ゼウス (Greek deity) (Japanese,U,N)
Zeusu (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Zeusi (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
זעאוס (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
宙斯 (Greek deity) (Chinese,U,N)
Zhousi (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Zeus (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Abduction of Europa
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek narratives, Abduction of Europa (Greco-Roman narrative)) [901000427]
is actor for .... Leda and the Swan
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek narratives, Leda and the Swan (Greco-Roman narrative)) [901000687]
focus of .... Zeus Naios
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek allegory, symbolism, theme, Zeus Naios (Greek theme)) [901002380]
focus of .... Zeus Kynthios
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek allegory, symbolism, theme, Zeus Kynthios (Greek theme)) [901002379]
successor of .... Dyaus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Hindu iconography, Hindu characters, Dyaus (Hindu deity)) [901001855]
consort/spouse of .... Demeter
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Demeter (Greek deity)) [901000683]
child of .... Ares
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Ares (Greek deity)) [901001848]
parent of .... Apollo
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Apollo (Greco-Roman deity)) [901000109]
parent of .... Dionysos
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Dionysos (Greek deity)) [901001029]
parent of .... Ancaeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Ancaeus (Greek character)) [901000814]
parent of .... Arkas
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Arkas (Greek character)) [901000722]
parent of .... Artemis
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Artemis (Greek deity)) [901000323]
parent of .... Hermes
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Hermes (Greek deity)) [901000721]
parent of .... Dioscuri
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Dioscuri (Greco-Roman deities)) [901000815]
parent of .... Persephone
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Persephone (Greek deity)) [901001949]
parent of .... Perseus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Perseus (Greek character)) [901000628]
parent of .... Minos
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Minos (Greek character)) [901001843]
counterpart is .... Jupiter
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Jupiter (Roman deity)) [901000166]
lover of .... Europa
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Europa (Greek character)) [901001030]
lover of .... Callisto
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Callisto (Greco-Roman character)) [901001960]
lover of .... Io
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Io (Greek character)) [901001965]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Zeus (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014048635
................Campbell, Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture (2007)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92B1 (story of) Jupiter (Zeus)
Zevs (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Seus (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Ζεύς (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Δίας (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Зевс (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
زيوس (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zīyūs (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Зеўс (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zeŭso (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
제우스 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Cheusŭ (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Seifur (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
זאוס (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zeu (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dzeusas (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zeusz (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Żews (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
ゼウス (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zeusu (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zeusi (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
זעאוס (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
宙斯 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zhousi (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ British Library [online] (2000-)
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92B1 (story of) Jupiter (Zeus)
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014048635

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