© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Odin

Odin

 Table of Contents
Home Mythology Odin Cliques The Leaders of the Pack

Odin's Clique: The Leaders of the Pack

Odin is the king of the Aesir. He eats lunch with the other VIP leaders on the front steps of school, where he can watch everything that goes on. He and the other kings and rulers strategize how to win battles, how to rule their people, and how to enforce laws.

Zeus (Jupiter)

Another pantheon, another mighty king. Zeus (or Jupiter, as the Romans knew him) is the king of the Greco-Roman gods. Like Odin, he's the father of a huge list of heroes – some gods, and others mortal, many of them the product of one-night-stands with human women. Unlike Odin, though, Zeus isn't really all that much of an intellectual.

Indra

Indra is the king of the Hindu gods. Like Odin, he's also the god of war, and like Zeus, he's associated with lightning.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement