The, The Sea God And The Messenger Of Poseidon Essay

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Triton was a merman, the sea god and the messenger of Poseidon.

Poseidon, the Greek God of the Oceans, and Amphitrite were Triton’s parents. He lived in the sea with his parents, and he was Poseidon’s messenger.

Triton had a human head and torso with a fish 's tail. He was often seen with a horn or conch shell that he was blowing. He would blow on his conch shell to calm or raise the waves. The sound that came from the conch shell was terrible. It was so terrible it scared the Giants.

Triton had huge powers. He could move huge lands and calm the seas. He had a part in the Olympian Gods fight with the Giants, and he helped drive the Giants away. Like Proteus and Nereus, he had the gift of prophecy. He would seldom use his powers.

Triton was the father of Pallas and Athena was his foster child. Athena and Pallas got in a fight, and Athena killed Pallas.

The God of Metallurgy was Hephaestus. He was the Smith of the Olympian Gods.

Zeus was the father of Hephaestus and Hers was his mother. Eileithyia, the goddess of childbirth, Hebe, the goddess of youth and Ares, the Olympian god of war are his siblings.

Hephaestus married Aphrodite, the goddess of love.

He was considered a kind and loveable god, but he was physically ugly and crippled. When Hera first saw him, she became so upset she threw her son off of Mount Olympus into the sea. The fall caused his leg to be deformed. He was rescued by Thetis and Everyone, the Nereids. For nine years, they raised…

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