The Dolphin

The Myth Behind Delphinus

It is said that Delphinus was made when the brothers Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades over threw there father ,Cronus, so they could rule the world. Once they over threw Cronus they put lots in a war helmet to see who would control the sky, the sea, and the underworld. Zeus got control of the sky, Poseidon got control of the sea, leaving Hades with control of the underworld.

Poseidon needed to find a wife who would be able to live in the depths of the sea and had people look everywhere to find his new wife. When he finally found his true love Amphitrite she ran to the Atlas Mt. So he sent creatures of the sea to bring her to him. One of those creatures was a dolphin. This dolphin brought the two together and as a gift Poseidon put the dolphin in the stars.