The PEDIGREE of
Zeus the OLYMPIAN

     aka Zeus (Jupiter) of OLYMPUS; Greek GOD of the Sky; `Cloud gatherer'; 3rd/4th Ruler GOD of the Universe

     Born:  born in Cretan cave


Poss. Jullus of Rome's Great-Grandfather.       HM George I's 79-Great Grandfather.       HRE Ferdinand I's 75-Great Grandfather.       `Osawatomie' Brown's 85-Great Grandfather.
What if imagination and art are not the frosting at all, but the fundamental fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms rather than art being merely a decoration for our work?

 poss. Wives/Partners:       Dino the GRAEAE   ;   Procris of ATHENS   ;   Danae of ARGOS   ;   Alcmena of MYCENAE   ;   Semele of THEBES   ;   Aegina the NYMPH   ;   Hera the OLYMPIAN (Queen of the GODS)   ;   Europa of PHOENICIA   ;   Io (the NYMPH) of ARGOS   ;   Dione the OCEANID   ;   Lysithoe   ;   Antiope of THEBES   ;   Eurynome the TITAN (or OCEANID)   ;   Agdos, the Mountain GODDESS   ;   Nemesis the OCEANID   ;   Taygete the PLEIADE   ;   Mnemosyne the TITAN   ;   Pluto   ;   Demeter, GODDESS of Civilization   ;   Niobe of ARGOS (ARGUS)   ;   Phthia   ;   Garamantis the NYMPH   ;   Hesione   ;   Thyia of PTHIA   ;   Elara   ;   Electra the PLEIADE   ;   (NN) the NAIAD   ;   Eris (GODDESS of Discord)   ;   Maia the (oldest) PLEIADE   ;   Leto the TITAN   ;   Gaia (Gaea) the Earth GODDESS   ;   Calyce of ELIS   ;   Metis the OCEANID   ;   Lethe (IMMORTAL)   ;   Juno (Roman GODDESS)   ;   Gaia   ;   Leda of AETOLIA   ;   Electra (q.v.)   ;   poss. Laodamia   ;   Mnemosyne (q.v. : mother of Muses)   ;   Themis the Titan (q.v.)
 Children:       Venila the NYMPH   ;   Dionysos (GOD of Wine)   ;   Aeacus (King) of AEGINA   ;   Ares (the OLYMPIAN; GOD of War)   ;   Hephaestus, GOD of Fire   ;   Rhadamanthys (King) of CRETE   ;   Keroessa   ;   Damocrateia   ;   Heracles the Elder   ;   Epaphus (PHARAOH) of EGYPT [alt ped]   ;   Aglaia of the GRACES   ;   Agdistis the DAIMON [alt ped]   ;   Hebe, GODDESS of Youth   ;   Helen of SPARTA [alt ped]   ;   Crinacus of RHODES   ;   Lacedaemon (King) of LACEDAEMON   ;   Persephone, GODDESS of Vegetation   ;   Argus (King) of ARGOS   ;   Polyhymnia the MUSE of Hymns (Sacred Poetry)   ;   Achaios (King) of THESSALY [alt ped]   ;   Iarbas (King) of GAETULIA [alt ped]   ;   Eris (GODDESS of Discord)   ;   Orchomenus (King) of ORCHOMENUS   ;   Macedon   ;   Tityos   ;   Iasion   ;   Hermes (the OLYMPIAN; the Messenger GOD)   ;   Magnes of THESSALY   ;   Minos `the Elder' (King) of CRETE   ;   Manes (1st King) of LYDIA   ;   Pasithea the GRACE   ;   Sarpedon (King) of LYCIA   ;   Artemis (the OLYMPIAN; GODDESS of the Hunt)   ;   poss. Pan   ;   poss. the Muses (q.v.)   ;   Eileithyia (Goddess of Childbirth)   ;   poss. Dardan (q.v.)   ;   the other Graces/Kharites (Euphrosyne : Thaleia)   ;   (by Themis) the Seasons (Thallo : Auxo : Carpo)   ;   the Fates (Clotho : Lachesis : Atropos)   ;   Astraea (Goddess of Justice)   ;   poss. Epaphus Pharaoh of Egypt (q.v.)   ;   poss. the Corybantes (q.v.)   ;   Emathion (King of Samothrace)   ;   etc.
 Possible Children:       Arcisius the ARGONAUT   ;   Orseis the NYMPH   ;   Heracles (ALCIDES) of THEBES   ;   Teledice the NYMPH   ;   Aphrodite Pandemos the OLYMPIAN   ;   Euterpe the MUSE of Song & Elegy   ;   Perseus of MYCENAE   ;   Thalia the MUSE of Comedy   ;   Lysippe (the PROETIDE ?) of ARGOS   ;   Iphianassa   ;   Targitaus of SCYTHIA   ;   Ate (GODDESS of Illusion & Folly)   ;   Iphicles of THEBES   ;   Apollo the OLYMPIAN   ;   Erato the MUSE of Love Poetry   ;   Endymion (King) of ELIS   ;   Calliope the MUSE of Epic Poetry   ;   Pelasgus (1st King) of the PELASGIANS   ;   Tantalus (King) of PHRYGIA (LYDIA)   ;   Megapenthes (King) of ARGOS   ;   Minerva (Athena) GODDESS of Wisdom   ;   Urania the MUSE of Astronomy   ;   Melpomene the MUSE of Tragedy   ;   Clio the MUSE of History   ;   Terpsichore the MUSE of Dance & Song
 Alternative Fathers of Possible Children:       source: Dyeus Phater   ;   Cephalus of CEPHALLENIA   ;   Proetus (King) of TIRYNS (& ARGOS)   ;   Amphitryon of MYCENAE   ;   Achelous the RIVER GOD   ;   source: Osiris, GOD of Egypt   ;   Achelous the RIVER GOD  ;   Sperchius the RIVER GOD   ;   Aether (q.v.)  ;   The Foam of the Sea   ;   Iasus (King) of MINYAN ORCHOMENUS   ;   prob. not Pierus (King) of PELLA (Macedonia)   ;   Uranus, q.v.   ;   Tmolus (King) of LYDIA   ;   Ziusudra  ;   Papaeus (Sky GOD of Scythians)   ;   poss. Hephaestus, GOD of Fire, q.v.   ;   Aethlius (King) of ELIS (AEOLIS)   ;   Not! Asterius (King) of CRETE   ;   Palaechthon of the PELASGIANS   ;   The Soil, q.v.   ;   poss. Poseidon, q.v.  ;   poss. Hephaestus, GOD of Fire, q.v.
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/-- Chaos (PRIMORDIAL)   +====> [ 1]
/   | OR: poss. source: Chaos   +====> [ 5]
/-- Erebus (Primordial GOD)
/-- Aether (the Upper Sky; PRIMORDIAL)
/  \-- Nyx (Nox), GODDESS of Night   +====> [ 2]
/-- Uranus (1st Ruler GOD of the Universe)
| OR: Uranus [alt ped]   +====> [ 3]
\-- Hemera (GODDESS)   +====> [ 2]
/   | or: Gaia (q.v. : Hemera's daughter)
/-- Cronos (Kronos) the TITAN
| or: Saturnus (Ruler GOD) [alt ped], q.v.
| OR: poss. source: Hadad (Ugaritic GOD of Heaven)   +====> [ 1]
| or: poss. source: Ptah, Creator GOD (q.v.)
/-- Erebus (Primordial GOD)   +====> [ 2]
/-- Aether (the Upper Sky; PRIMORDIAL)
| or: Eros, q.v.
/  \-- Nyx (Nox), GODDESS of Night   +====> [ 2]
\-- Gaia (Gaea) the Earth GODDESS
/   \-- Hemera (GODDESS)   +====> [ 2]
- Zeus the OLYMPIAN
/-- Aether (the Upper Sky; PRIMORDIAL)   +====> [ 3]
/-- Uranus (1st Ruler GOD of the Universe)
| or: Peisenor
| OR: Uranus [alt ped]   +====> [ 3]
\-- Hemera (GODDESS)   +====> [ 2]
/   | or: Gaia (q.v. : Hemera's daughter)
\-- Rhea (Rheia) the TITAN
/-- Aether (the Upper Sky; PRIMORDIAL)   +====> [ 3]
/   | or: Eros, q.v.
\-- Gaia (Gaea) the Earth GODDESS
/-- Chaos (PRIMORDIAL)   +====> [ 1]
/   | OR: poss. source: Chaos   +====> [ 5]
\-- Hemera (GODDESS)
 

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