To compensate his father, Zeus offered him the best horses possible, and told him that his son would now be immortal and serve as a cupbearer for the gods, as well as a lover for him. Tros was relieved that his son would have such an honourable position. Almost all gods were content with Ganymede, except for Hera, who felt jealousy.
Zeus eventually turned Ganymede into the constellation Aquarius (the water-bearer) in the sky.
See Also: Zeus, Hera
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