Athena and Poseidon's Feud
By: Brianna S (period 6)
Athena is the goddess of battle stratagies and wisdom.
Poseidon is Athena's uncle, but they fight so much you would never believe it.
Athena gives Athens the olive tree
In this picture, Athena gave Athens the olive tree, and she is now giving them oil from the tree.
How they were born
Poseidon's mom was Rhea and his father was Cronus. Cronus was one day told by his father and mother (Uranus and Mother Earth) that one day one of his sons would dethrone him (as in make sure he's not the king) Because of this, he swallowed the first 5 kids that Rhea bore him, Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Poseidon. He meant to swallow Zeus, but his mother saved him. Rhea wrapped a stone like a baby and told Cronus it was Zeus, so of course he swallowed it. Zeus was then raised by nymphs and grew up. Eventually he went home and became a cup-bearer (a person who pours wine, and other drinks for someone else). After Zeus mixes poison with the drink, Cronus vomits his children out, and thats how Poseidon came to the world.
Athena popped out of Zeus's head fully grown and with full armor.
Poseidon was puked out of Cronus's stomach
Zeus mixed poison with Cronus's wine and made him vomit out all his kids.
Athena: Why do I have to be here with, HIM?
Poseidon: Out of ALL the gods and goddesses, why is SHE here?
Interviewer: We all have a very important question to ask you 2! What started all of this fighting?
Athena: I'll tell the story since Poseidon is a grumpy fish.
Poseidon: THAT IS NOT WAY TO TALK TO YOUR UNCLE ATHENA!
Interviewer: Poseidon, calm down! I don't want any earthquakes! You two may be immortal, but I am not, so try not to kill anyone while you're here!
Athena: Ok, so it all started a long, long, long-
Interviewer: Please continue Athena.
Athena: Ok, so we were having a FRIENDLY little competition with all the gods and the goddesses. Whoever gave the city the best gift won. The grumpy fish over there gave the city a river with salty water, and they couldn't drink it. So it was useless.
Poseidon: I'LL HAVE YOU KNOW MY WATER IS VERY USEFUL!
interviewer: Poseidon! Please!
Athena: So then I threw my spear into the ground and gave the city an olive tree, and I won over the city. So I renamed the city Athens and Seaweed Brain over there has been hating me ever since!
Poseidon: That's right!
interviewer: O.k. Well, you 2 can work it out later. I'm going to ask you two some questions about yourselves so we can learn more about you!
interviewer: Ok, while big mouth is calming down over there, Athena, what is your symbol?
Athena: My symbol is the owl, a spider (because it symbolizes my victory against Arachne), my shield with the head of a gorgon, and some others.
interviewer: Cool! Poseidon, are you the god of anything beside the sea?
Poseidon: Yes I happen to be the god of earthquakes and horses as well!
Interviewer: Athena, Poseidon, what are your favorite colors?
Athena: I like an orange, but not like the fruit, more like the sunset.
Poseidon: I OBVIOUSLY like blue! All kinds of blue, blue-green, baby blue-
Interviewer: O.K! We got it! So what do all of you gods and goddesses do in your spare time? I mean, if you have any.
Athena: I'll take this one. We really don't do anything besides our jobs, we're really busy!
Interviewer: Very interesting! Well, we gotta wrap this up! But one more question, how old ARE you gods and goddesses?
Poseidon: I HATE IT WHEN PEOPLE ASK ME THAT!
Athena: I'll make this quick. We have given up trying to keep track, but I would say we have been around for about 2,700 years, probably even older! But lord of the cranky is getting really angry, sooo, we have to go!
Interviewer: Bye! Well, there you have it! That was Athena and Poseidon!
Poseidon(from a distance): Actually , its Poseidon and-
Athena:(from a distance): LET IT GO!
Sons and Daughters
Tyson is a cyclops who is a son of Poseidon, and in this picture he is with a water horse
Annebeth Chase is the daughter of Athena
Percy Jackson is the son of Poseidon
Comparing a hero and a god
5 ways they are alike:
- They're both in control of water
- Both of them can get easily upset
- They are both brave
- Both are really good at fighting
- They can both talk to horses
5 ways they are different:
- Percy is more loyal
- Poseidon is a god
- Percy likes Athena's daughter, but Poseidon doesn't like Athena
- Poseidon is more powerful
- Percy mostly fights with his sword, Poseidon fights with the water