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King of the gods Zeus

Mates and Children of Zeus, the King of the Greek Gods

The Ancient Greeks linked Zeus with various goddesses in order to interpretate supernatural phenomena. Moreover, he was linked with mortal women, because many people, in every corner of Greece, liked to believe they were descendants of the King of the Gods.

You can view an indicative list of Zeus' children below.
The names are sorted alphabetically by the mother's name.

  Goddesses Children   Mortal Women Children

A

Antiope
(an Amazon)
  • Amphion
    (A glorious musician)
  • Zythos
    (The twin of Amphion)
Aegina Aeacus
(a king)
- - Alcmene Heracles
(the strongest hero in Ancient Greece)

C

- - Callisto
(a Nymph)
Arcas

D

Demeter
(the goddess of the Harvest)
Persephone
(the goddess of the Underworld)
Danae Perseus
(the founder of Mycenae)

E

Eurynome
(the dawn)
Graces
(the Goddesses of Joy and Charm)
Eurymedousa Myrmidon
- - Europe
(the princess of Argos)
  • Minos
  • Radamanthys
  • Sarpedon
- - Electra
  • Danaos
  • Iasion

G

Gaea
(the Mother Earth)
Tityos
A giant

H

Hera
(the goddess of marriage)
  • Ares
    (the god of war)
  • Hebe
    (the goddess of youth and wife of Heracles)
  • Eilithyia
    (the goddess of childbirth)
  • Hephaestus
    (the god of metallurgy)
- -

I

- - Io Epaphus

L

Leda
  • Helen
  • Dioscouroi
Leto

M

Metis Athena
(the goddess of wisdom)
Maera Locrus
Mnemosyne
(the titaness of Memory)
Muses
(the goddesses of Fine Art)
Maea Hermes
(the messenger of the gods)

N

- - Niobe
  • Argus
  • Pelasgus

P

Persephone
(the goddess of the Underworld)
Zagreus Pandora Graecus

S

- - Semele Dionysus
(the god of wine)

T

Themis
The titaness of Justice
  • Horae
    (the goddesses of the seasons)
  • Fates
    (the goddesses of destiny)
Theia Magnes