Are Zeus and Hades the most powerful gods?
No Hades is not One of the most powerful gods Zeus and Posiden
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He controlled the dead in the Underworld
She must be considered very powerful, as when she is mourning the loss of her daughter, she stops everything from growing on the earth!
nothing at all nothing at all
They were in origin the gods of the land, sea, and sky, and they were created to explain the 'why' of the natural world.
In the old books of greek mythology it always appeared that Zeus always beat Hades in terms of power and luck, so yes Zeus is the better god. However, the house of Hades was …equally important in terms of preserving balance.
As a "god" in Greek mythology, Zeus was no more or less than any other god could be considered; he won and lost in battles and arguments(his early loss against Typhon being on…e of the most notable and significant), and was subject to the will of the Fates like anyone else, and in this respect, he is not a "force of nature" type deity. These "forces of nature" include Gaia, Uranos, Chaos, the Fates, etc. who are ancient and primordial "gods" that are potentially more "powerful" than Zeus...even though he is the Lord of the Earth and Ruler of Olympus; also the River Gods have been shown to be sovereign from Zeus' rule, and the Fates themselves state that they serve a "greater goddess whose name is Necessity". But even though Zeus is *not* the most powerful, what makes him "great" and "powerful" is how he wields what power he does have; in that respect, then yes: Zeus *is* one of the most powerful gods. It should definitely be noted that his weaponry carried a great deal of that strength, being the terrific Thunderbolt that was crafted by the three Cyclopes for Zeus; this weapon did not exist until they created it for him in order to defeat the aforementioned Typhon, who had stripped Zeus of his tendons and imprisoned him in a cave...previous to that, he carried his father Cronus' sickle/scythe as his symbol of power but it was destroyed by Typhon during their fight. With the Thunderbolt firmly in hand, Zeus silenced Typhon and took back the command of Earth and Olympus from him; the Thunderbolt has been his symbol of power ever since.
Cronus was told by his father Uranus and Mother Earth that one of his own sons would someday over throw him. Cronus then swallowed the first five children that his wife, Rhea,… bore him: Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Poseidon to stop this from happening. He meant to swallow the next child, Zeus, but Rhea tricked him and saved the baby. She substituted a stone wrapped in cloth for the baby and gave in to Cronus. Zeus was raised by nymphs and grew to manhood in secrecy of his father. Eventually, he returned home and became cup-bearer for Cronus. After drinking poison mixed into his drink by Zeus, Cronus vomited up his five children and the stone. This is how Poseidon came to the world. After releasing his brothers, Zeus led a war against Cronus and the other Titans. The war went on for ten years when Zeus, Poseidon & Hades released the Cyclopes from captivity. In gratitude, the Cyclopes gave each of the brothers a weapon. Poseidon received a trident, Zeus a thunderbolt, and Hades a helmet of darkness. They used these gifts to finally defeat Cronus and the rest of the titans. Now that the three brothers were the rulers of all existence they decided to draw lots to determine their domains. Poseidon drew water, Zeus drew the sky, and Hades drew the underworld. And that is how "The Big Three" got their powers.
Zeus was the most powerful god because he defeated his father, the Titan Kronos. He helped his siblings(Hera, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, and Hestia) out of Kronos' stomach, the…n became the King of the Gods.
Poseidon and Hades -are- Gods, they are just as powerful as Zeus, they simply reign over different areas. Poseidon has the sea, and Hades has the Underworld.
he defeated his father and cut his fathers stomach open and helped his brothers and sisters
Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades were all sons of Rhea and Kronos, powerful titans, and their powers were acquired from their parents and what realm they were assigned to control, fo…r example, Zeus has the sky and he is in control of lightning.
Yes, Hades and Zeus were brother gods in Greek myth.
Hades and all other gods get their power from prayer from mortals on earth