Poseidon

Neptune

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God of the Sea and Earthquakes

Poseidon was one of the three great gods. He was the God of the Sea and earthquakes. An epithet, or an adjective, that Homer uses to describe Poseidon is "Enosichthon" which means "earth shaker".

Symbols

The symbols of Poseidon are a trident, a horse, a fish, and a bull.

About Poseidon

Poseidon has a lot of character traits and some are:

  • Violent
  • Bad-tempered
  • Greedy

Family

Brothers: Zeus and Hades.

Sisters: Hestia, Hera, and Demeter.

Parents: Cronus and Rhea.

Wife: Amphitrite and other women.

Famous children: Triton, Rhode, Bethesicyme, Otus, Ephialtes, and Polyphemus.

strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths:


  • Power of the sea.
  • Confident in himself and power.
  • Creative because he created the sea creatures.


Weaknesses:


  • Moody because he will go from 0 to 100 real quick.
  • Lustful because he had so many affairs with many woman and some were forced.
  • Women because he's always chasing after them.

Interesting Facts

A couple people know about Poseidon after reading the flyer but here are some interesting fact you probably didn't know:

  • Poseidon had an affair with Medusa in Athena's temple. That is why Athena made Medusa's hair the way it is known.
  • Poseidon sent a lot of sea creatures in the search of Amphitrite and Delphinus, the dolphin, convinced into marrying Poseidon.
  • Poseidon is very revengeful. He had problems with the hero Odysseus after the hero blinded his son, Polyphemus.

Works Cited

Works Cited

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Littleton, Scott C. Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology: Vol. 8. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2005. Print.

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"Poseidon 2." By Annemaria48 on DeviantArt. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Poseidon Was the Greek God of the Seas, the Horses and the Earthquakes." Greek God Poseidon (Neptune), the God of the Seas and Oceans. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"A Profile of Poseidon: Fast Facts about the God of the Sea." About.com Travel. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.