Who was Zeus's first wife?
How did Metis help Zeus overthrow Cronos?
She gave him an emetic potion so Cronos would throw up Zeus's siblings
What did Metis prophesize?
That her second child would dethrone Zeus
Who did Zeus turn into a fly and swallow?
Who was Zeus's first born child by Metis?
Who cleaved open Zeus's head to release a fully grown Athena?
What did Zeus gain by swallowing Metis?
Who was Zeus's second wife?
What children did Themis bear Zeus?
The Horae (seasons), Dike (human justice), Eirene (peace), Eunomia (order of law), and the Fates
Who were the three horae?
Thallo (plant-raiser), Auxo (grower), and Carpo (fruit-bringer)
Who was Zeus's third wife?
What children did Eurynome bear Zeus?
The Three Graces
Who were the three graces?
Aglaea (splendor), Euphrosyne (mirth), and Thalia (good cheer)
Who was Zeus's fourth wife?
What guise did Zeus seduce Demeter in?
The form of a bull
Who was the child of Zeus and Demeter?
Who was Zeus's fifth wife (hint: STILL not Hera)?
What group did Mnenosyne and Zeus parent?
The Nine Muses
Name the Nine Muses:
Clio (history), Melpomene (tragedy), Urania (astronomy), Thalia (comedy), Terpsichore (dance), Calliope (epic poetry), Erato (love poetry), Euterpe (lyric poetry), and Polyhymnia (hymns)
Who is Zeus's official wife?
How did Zeus seduce Hera?
In the form of a disheveled cuckoo (because that's what the kids are into nowadays)
Name Zeus and Hera's children:
Hebe (divine cup-bearer), Ares, Ilithyia (goddess of childbearing), and Hephaestus
Who did Hera proclaim to be virgin-born, which are two things that are generally mutually exclusive?
What island did Hephaestus hit when he was thrown from Olympus by Zeus?
What pleiad, daughter of Atlas and Pleione, gave birth to Hermes?
Who was the mother of Aphrodite?
Dione (titaness of vague origins)
What titaness was forced to give birth to Zeus's children in total darkness/not on firm land?
On what island did Leto give birth to Artemis, followed by Apollo?
Artemis on Ortygia; Apollo on Delos
Who were the parents of the Theban princess Semele?
Cadmus and Harmonia
What did Hera trick Semele into asking of Zeus?
To see him in his full glory (Burn baby burn!)
What child did Zeus save from Semele by sowing him to his thigh?
Who was the father of Io?
Io was the priestess of which god/godess in Argos?
Into what form did Zeus turn Io to hide her from his wife?
Who watched Io at the request of Hera?
Who did Zeus send to kill Argus?
What did Hera put on a peacock feather in honor of Argus?
At what river did Prometheus fortell that Io would change back into a human?
Who was the son of Io and Zeus?
In what guise did Zeus seduce Callisto?
The form of Artemis
Who was Callisto's son?
Into what constellations were Callisto and Arcus changed into by Zeus?
Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
What son of Taygete and Zeus founded Sparta?
Who were Europa's parents?
Agenor and Telephassa (King and Queen of Sidon)
Where did Zeus, in the form of a white bull, carry Europa off to?
Who were the children of Europa?
Minos and Rhadamanthus
In what form did Zeus seduce Leda, queen of Sparta?
A swan (don't ask me how that works)
Who were the children Leda bore?
Helen, Clytemnestra, Castor, and Pollux
Who was the mother of Tantalus?
Who were the children of Tantalus?
Pelops, Niobe, and Broteas
Why was Tantalus punished in the Underworld?
He fed his son to the gods
What was Tantalus's punishment in the Underworld?
Insatiable hunger and thirst
In what form did Zeus seduce Antiope?
Who were the children of Antiope?
Amphion and Zethus
In what form did Zeus seduce Aegina, daughter of the river god Asopus?
A flame (I don’t even know what is going through Zeus's mind right now)
What were the race of ants from which Zeus recreated people after Hera sent a plague to the island of Oenopia?
What woman tricked Zeus into making her eternally a virgin?
What pleiad bore Dardanus, founder of Troy?
What titaness escaped Zeus by jumping into the Aegean sea, turning into a quail, and becoming the floating island of Ortygia?
Who did Zeus denounce after he found it was prophesied that she would bear a son more powerful than his father?
Who was the prince of Troy, abducted by Zeus as an eagle to serve as a cup-bearer to the gods?