Poseidon

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  • Poseidon Myths

    That’s right, Poseidon is also a god of horses, and earthquakes too. Poseidon is one of the “big three” gods and has a very colorful family history, is often represented through many symbols and drawings, and has a number of interesting myths about him. Poseidon was one of the big three born to Cronus and Rhea alongside his brothers Zeus, the god of the sky, and Hades, the god of the underworld. He also had three sisters, Hera, Demeter and Hesitia. Poseidon gained control of the sea when the three brothers overthrew their father and took over. He married Amphitrite the marine-goddess and had…

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  • Poseidon And Zeus Relationship

    saves one child-Zeus. Soon Zeus grows up and makes Cronus vomit his siblings. Together, Zeus and his siblings defeat the Titans and took over the Universe. Zeus becomes the King of the Heavens, Sky, and Wind giving his brothers Poseidon and Hades their respective roles. He is also the King of the Gods and overlooks all the Olympians. When Zeus is mentioned in a text of any sort, Zeus’s powerful attitude and capability is usually alluded to. Due to the fact that Zeus was the King of the Gods, one…

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  • Poseidon Research Paper

    “Poseidon is the god of the sea and rivers, creator of storms and floods, and the bringer of earthquakes and destruction”(theoi). Poseidon was given the sea to rule by his siblings. He is known as either Poseidon or Neptune and is the god of the sea. “Poseidon is commonly depicted in art as bearded with his trident, fashioned by the cyclopes and with which he would create earthquakes” (cartwright). Poseidon is a god with a lot of children and a violent family background, a lot of conflicts, and…

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  • Poseidon: The Greek God

    Widely known as the God of the sea and earthquakes Poseidon was not one to disrespect. As one of the major 3 Gods, Poseidon had a vast amount of power and influence especially when it came down to control. Stubborn-headed and with all of his glorious power, he always wanted more so he ended up challenging multiple Gods for valuable possessions or land. This usually ended up with him losing and then trying to take over another aspect but Poseidon would not give in easily. A famous account…

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  • Poseidon: The Ancient Greek God

    Poseidon is the god of the sea, earthquakes, and horses. As god of horses, he often could adopt the shape of a steed and as god of earthquakes, he used the trident to make the earth shake causing earthquakes. Poseidon is a brother to Zeus and Hades. At birth Poseidon was swallowed whole by his father Cronus. After the overthrow of their father, Cronus these three gods divided up the universe. Zeus became ruler of the sky, Hades got control of the Underworld and Poseidon was given all water, both…

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  • Poseidon Vs Hades Essay

    Cronus and Rhea would rule the Earth jointly. Since Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades were the most powerful and the oldest, they had a draw to see who would gain power over the Earth. The draw was a battle between all of them. The draw lasted twelve days, and on the ninth day, Hades was losing and went to a storm spirit to knock his brothers off their tracks. On the eleventh day, Zeus found out that Hades cheated and both Zeus and Poseidon banished him to the underworld for eternity. On the twelfth…

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  • Opeidon To Compare And Contrast Zeus And Poseidon

    Poseidon was a determined man. He was so perfectionist that he caused Atlantis collapse. He was the god of the seas,rivers and earthquakes. Poseidon had a poweful trident. He was creating the earthquakes by hitting his trident to the ground. Poseidon hated his father, Zeus. Zeus was the king of the gods,ruler of Mount Olympus, and god of the sky, weather, thunder, lightning, law, order, and justice. He was self-confident. He didn’t like Poseidon too. They were living in peace for that moment…

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  • Disloyalty To Poseidon In Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

    the way. It was Poseidon who was the cause of Odysseus’ struggles to arrive home to his wife and son. If it were not for Polyphemus’, Poseidon’s son, request to his father to kill Odysseus on his journey home or ensure he lives a life of struggles, there would be no journey home for Odysseus. Since the gods and people believed in justice, Polyphemus wanted justice on Odysseus in the form of revenge. The main reason for justice was due to Odysseus’s disrespect to Poseidon. Thus, Odysseus’…

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  • Poseidon: The Greator Of All Sea Life

    When he walked amongst the mortals, he wore the guise of an old bearded man who most times carried his trademark trident. On his command, the oceans rose up in violence or were calm and placid and they often were a reflection of his moods and emotions. Poseidon was the creator of all sea life, including the sea monsters such as the Cetacean, Sea Serpents and the Kraken. He was also the creator of all the equine. The horse was very special to Poseidon and is seen in the waves as the crashed upon…

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  • Percy Jackson And Poseidon: The Ancient Greek Myth

    playing a very powerful role in Greece, the Olympian gods decided to take their powers to America. Now, Olympus is located on the 600th floor of the Empire State Building, and the gate to the Underworld is located in Los Angeles. Poseidon, one of the Olympian gods has an affair with a human. Meet Percy Jackson, a half-blood. He’s half-human and half-god. In the beginning Percy doesn’t know what’s wrong with him, but later he finds out when he is taken to Camp Half-Blood in New York, a camp for…

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