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Zeus (Greek deity)

Works: 219 works in 376 publications in 1 language and 28,490 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  History  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Young adult works  Manuscripts  Film and video adaptations 
Classifications: PZ7.R4829, [FIC]
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Publications about Zeus (Greek deity)
Most widely held works about Zeus (Greek deity)
    The lightning thief by Rick Riordan( Book )
    8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,292 libraries worldwide
    Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson, a demigod, and his friends set out on a road trip to find and return Zeus' stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus
    The sea of monsters by Rick Riordan( Book )
    6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,987 libraries worldwide
    Percy and his friends battle to save Camp Half-Blood, which is on the verge of being overrun by mythological monsters
    Percy Jackson & the Olympians ( visu )
    8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,214 libraries worldwide
    Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager, he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt, the most powerful weapon ever created! With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war among the gods that could destroy our world!
    Wrath of the Titans by Sam Worthington( visu )
    16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
    Zeus is betrayed by Hades, captured and brought to the Underworld, and Perseus must abandon his attempts to retire to a quiet life as a fisherman, find Zeus, and end the Titans' struggle to rule the earth
    Clash of the titans by Desmond Davis( visu )
    13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
    Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
    The justice of Zeus by Hugh Lloyd-Jones( Book )
    6 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 1,299 libraries worldwide
    Lord of the sky: Zeus by Doris Gates( Book )
    2 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
    A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus
    Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom by Joan Holub( Book )
    2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
    When ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt
    Have a hot time, Hades! by Kate McMullan( Book )
    2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
    In this story with a modern twist, Hades tells his own version of how he became King of the Underworld and Zeus became King of the Gods
    Zeus by Ken Dowden( Book )
    3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
    Ken Dowden's work centres on Zeus, the chief god of the Greeks and ruler of the heavens. As with all the Greek gods and goddesses, he is a piece of a jigsaw that forms the inner story of Ancient Greek society
    Hades and the Helm of Darkness by Joan Holub( Book )
    2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
    "The Underworld usually isn't really meant to be a fun place - but tell that to Hades! He loves the dark and the stinky smell of sulfur. However, there is one thing that Hades is not a fan of: dogs. And when Zeus and his fellow Olympians encounter Cerberus - a snarling, three-headed dog - Hades must conquer his fears and tame the hound so everyone can continue into the Underworld and deposit their Titan prisoner, Oceanus, back where he belongs!"--Information from
    The oracles of Zeus: Dodona, Olympia, Ammon by H. W Parke( Book )
    3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
    Zeus by B. A Hoena( Book )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
    Relates the exploits of Zeus and his importance in Greek mythology, including his connection to such figures as Pandora and Hercules, and describes the role of myths in the modern world
    Zeus and Hera : archetypal image of father, husband, and wife by Karl Kerényi( Book )
    3 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
    Zeus : a journey through Greece in the footsteps of a god by Tom Stone( Book )
    2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
    In Zeus, author Tom Stone takes readers on a 4,000-year journey through the god's tumultuous life, from his origins as a sky god in the Russian steppes and his scandalous reign on Mt. Olympus to his approaching end in a palace storeroom in Christian Constantinople. Crossing the length and breadth of Greece, Stone and his Iranian wife explore the most significant sites in Greek myth, from mountaintops to subterranean caves, Olympus to Crete, and Mycenae to Macedonia. Along the way, he reveals how Zeus's story grew from the soil of Greece and changed along with the country's history, all with a brilliant mix of erudition and bravura storytelling. Combining mythology, history, and travel, this is an indispensable book for anyone who loves Greece or its great stories of myth and legend
    Zeus by Nancy Loewen( Book )
    2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
    Surveys classical mythology, discussing the relationship between Greek and Roman myths, and describes the life and exploits of the god Zeus
    Little Bear, you're a star! : a Greek myth about the constellations by Jean Marzollo( Book )
    2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
    A Greek myth about the love of a mother and child introduces two constellations
    The sea of monsters by Rick Riordan( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
    Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or a cruel joke
    The craft of Zeus : myths of weaving and fabric by John Scheid( Book )
    2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
    Typhon and the winds of destruction by Joan Holub( Book )
    1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
    The Olympians must face the fierce giant Typhon in order to find magic seeds that will help grow the earth after the terrible drought brought upon the land by Hyperion
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