The King of the Gods is often also the Father of the Gods, though this is not always the case. He is often a God of the Heavens or a Sun God.

Bel - The name Bel comes from the Akkadian bēlu meaning "lord" or "master". It is a title, and an epithet applied to many Gods who may be identified as "Lord" including Enlil, Marduk and Malak. The Feminine form is Belit. Bel is cognate with Ba'al.

Horus - Horus is the ancient Egyptian protector of the ruler of Egypt. The Pharaoh was considered to be the living incarnation of Horus. After Osiris was murdered by Seth, Horus fought with Seth for the rule of Egypt. In the battle he lost an eye. This Eye of Horus became an important symbol of protection. After the battle, Geb proclaimed Horus the ruler of the living.

Jupiter - In Roman mythology, Jupiter or Jove is the King of the Gods and the God of the sky and thunder. He has been associated with zeus of the Greek Pantheon.

Nuada - Nuada Airgetlám of the Silver Hand (Also spelled Nuadu, Nuadha, Airgeadlámh) was the God-King of the Tuatha Dé Danann before they came to Ireland and for some time after.

Odin - Odin is the one-eyed All-Father of the Norse pantheon. His wife is Freya, the goddess of love and abundance. Odin carries out war and gives strength to his enemies. Thor was actually more typically associated with peace and abundance than Odin was, and tended to be a more primary god for the living.

Zeus - Zeus is the Hellenic King of the Gods who rules from His throne on Mount Olympus. He rules over the sky, thunder, contracts and the code of hospitality.

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