Jupiter The god of light and the sky

Jupiter is the son of Saturn who is said to be the father of all the Greek roman gods, Jupiter is married to Juno but had many mistresses both goddesses and mortals. His symbol is mainly a thunderbolt while his animal is an eagle, he is also known as Jove and romans regarded him as the equivalent of the greek god Zeus. The largest planet is named Jupiter is named for him since he is the king of the gods, according to some myths the goddess Minerva sprang from his head.

Genovese, E. N. "Jupiter." World Book Student. World Book, 2017. Web. 5 Jan. 2017.

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Created with images by Dimitris Graffin - "Colossal head of Zeus, found in Olympieion. 2nd cent. AD" • Dimitris Graffin - "Colossal head of Zeus, found at Aigeira, Achaia. Second half of the 2nd c. BC."

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