Learn all about the children Zeus, the king of the gods, and Hera, his goddess wife, had together. Zeus is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of . Soon after taking the throne as king of the gods, Zeus had to fight some of Gaia's other children, the monsters Typhon and Echidna. He vanquished Children : Aeacus , Angelos , Aphrodite , Apollo . After all there was the prophecy that the son of Zeus will take the place of Zeus . No, you're in the wrong mythology or theology. For Christians, Jesus is the.