Jupiter, also known as Jove, was the chief god of the Roman pantheon, who was similar to the Greek god Zeus. He resided over the sky, thunder and leadership.
upiter was the youngest son of the old god Saturn, and the only not swallowed by his father. His mother, Ops, managed to hide him away at the island of Crete, where he was raised in secret.
He would then go on to marry his sister Juno, but had several affairs with both other deities and mortal women, and became the father of countless deities and demigods, with the most notable ones being Mars, Vulcan, Bellona, Juventas, Minerva, Mercury, Apollo, Diana, Bacchus and Hercules.