Examples from the Web for zeus
And please, please for the love of Zeus (himself a floral crown wearer) use real flowers.
So that makes 6.8 billion examples of perfection, 6.8 billion sparks of Zeus.David McCullough at Wellesley Commencement: ‘You Are Not Special’ (Video)|The Daily Beast|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But, as Brian Krebs reported, Zeus was also used to send out bogus emails to .
“Zeus is a perfect case study of what the world looks like,” says Joffe.
Fey, whose name and image hardly suggest box-office prowess, is bigger than Zeus.
The hymn is addressed to Zeus, as the Stoics freely used the names of the popular gods to express their own deeper meanings.The Five Great Philosophies of Life|William de Witt Hyde
Zeus, therefore, persuaded Metis to transform herself into a fly.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
They usually get the worst of it, and go back to Zeus to complain.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
After them came the heroes of romance, whom Zeus made most just and worthy.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Lo, thus spake the Isle, but far aloft under the clouds a great eagle screamed thrice aloud, the ominous bird of Zeus.Theocritus, Bion and Moschus|Theocritus
British Dictionary definitions for zeus
Word Origin and History for zeus
supreme god of the ancient Greeks, 1706, from Greek, from PIE *dewos- "god" (cf. Latin deus "god," Old Persian daiva- "demon, evil god," Old Church Slavonic deivai, Sanskrit deva-), from root *dyeu- "to gleam, to shine;" also the root of words for "sky" and "day" (see diurnal). The god-sense is originally "shining," but "whether as originally sun-god or as lightener" is not now clear.
Culture definitions for zeus
[Roman name Jupiter]
The chief of the Greek and Roman gods, who defeated the Titans to assume leadership of the universe. He lived atop Mount Olympus, from which he hurled thunderbolts to announce his anger. Despite his awesome power, he had a weakness for mortal women. (See Leda and the swan.)