Zeus/Jupiter was the Greco-Roman god of the sky. He gave his name to the planet Jupiter, with some of his many lovers giving their names to the planet's moons. Jupiter's parallel in Hindu mythology is Indra, Lord of Heaven. The depiction of Zeus as a bearded man in the clouds wielding thunderbolts is the stock image for most Americans of God, although the Christian God is usually given a tidy robe instead of Jupiter's athletic nudity.
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King of the Gods, God of the Sky, Thunder and Lightning and Law, Order and Justice. Zeus is the "Father of Gods and men", who rules the Olympians of Mount Olympus as a father rules the family. He is the god of sky and thunder in Greek mythology. His Roman counterpart is Jupiter and Etruscan counterpart is Tinia. The ancient bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon (ca. 460 BC) is displayed in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece.
Jupiter, also Jove (Latin: Iūpiter [ˈjuːpɪtɛr] or Iuppiter [ˈjʊppɪtɛr], gen. Iovis [ˈjɔwɪs]), is the god of sky and thunder and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial eras, until Christianity became the dominant religion of the Empire.