God of water and brother of Zeús
Poseidon was the god of the sea in ancient Greek mythology. According to legend, he was one of the 12 chief gods who lived on Mount Olympus, Poseidon’s main symbols were the dolphin and the trident, the ancient Romans called Poseidon by the name of Neptune.
According to legend, Poseidon was the son of Cronus and Rhea, who were Titans, Poseidon had two brothers, Zeus and Hades, the ancient Greeks believed that Poseidon used his trident to stir up storms at sea or to calm the waves.
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His main domain was the ocean, and he is called the "God of the Sea". Additionally, he is referred to as "Earth-Shaker''.
. The symbols associated with Poseidon include: dolphins, tridents, and three-pronged fish spears.Mar 3, 1997
He also used his trident to shatter rocks. Because of this, he became known as the god of earthquakes.