Poseidon

The Greek god of the seas, storms, and earthquakes

By: Jaydn Weber

Why I chose Poseidon and how we are alike

Poseidon is the god of the seas and storms, and I chose him because of that. He is very strong and powerful, and the way he acts and how his temper is, is very interesting.

I am like Poseidon because I love to swim and be in water. I also like to watch storms and see the lightning.

Getting to know Poseidon

His roman name is Neptune.

His mother is Rhea and father is Cronus.

His spouse is Amphitrite and they had 6 children, Theseus, Triton, Polyphemus, Belus, Agenor, Neleus, and Atlas.

He is an immortal god of the seas, earthquakes, and storms.

10 facts about posiedon

1. As an act to impress Demeter, he created the horse.

2. His weapon was the trident, with which he used to create earthquakes.

3. He was second in power next to Zeus.

4. He was considered by the Greeks to have a difficult quarrelsome personality.

5. He was considered the most greedy god.

6. Along with his siblings, he got swallowed whole by his father.

7. His name is Greek for husband.

8. A chariot pulled by horses was his primary means of transportation.

9. He controlled the sea monsters and storms.

10. He possessed a palace made of gems and coral located on the ocean floor.

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