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  • Poseidon

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    lived. Poseidon or Neptune was known to be one of the strongest gods that ever walked on the planet. Poseidon is best known for protecting and watching over the ocean. In the beginning, it all started with the gods and goddesses Cronus (God of the Sky) and Rhea (Goddess of the Earth). They met and got married. While they were married they produced six offspring. These offspring would turn out to be some of the most famous in mythology. The offspring consisted of Hestia, Hades, Poseidon, Demeter

  • Poseidon

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    To travel by the sea or any water form, a sailor must first seek Poseidon, the almighty ruler of the sea. Poseidon of better known as Neptune in Roman Mythology was the principal sea god (Sellers 1). Along with being a very important god, Poseidon had quite the attitude. He was known to be hot tempered and rarely happy ( Parin D’ Aulaire 114). Neptune was also the second in power after his brother Jupiter and before Pluto (“Poseidon” Para. 3). Therefore, he had some of the most powerful symbols,

  • Poseidon

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    Poseidon is the Greek God of Oceans. He is Lord of the Seas, the Earth-shaker, Rain-maker and the Cloud-Gatherer. To the Romans, he is Neptune, the Great Sea God. Poseidon is the brother of Zeus and Hades. Together, they overthrew their father Cronus and the Titans and thereby became the ruling Greek Deities. During the long battle against the Titans, the brothers had help from many others but one of the most renowned was the Cyclops. The Cyclops bestowed thunderbolts upon Zeus, a cloak of invisibility

  • Poseidon

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    Poseidon is a god of many names. He is most famous as the god of the sea. The son of Cronus and Rhea, Poseidon is one of six siblings who eventually "divided the power of the world." His brothers and sisters include: Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Zeus. The division of the universe involved him and his brothers, Zeus and Hades. Poseidon became ruler of the sea, Zeus ruled the sky, and Hades got the underworld. The other divinities attributed to Poseidon involve the god of earthquakes and the god

  • The Head of Poseidon

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    The Head of Poseidon Greek mythology is thought to be very fascinating to many people; I personally wanted to learn more about it and the Hellenistic period. A new cultural age was led by Alexander the Great when he took over Egypt and the Near East, historians refer to this period as Hellenistic. The Hellenistic period started when Alexander died in about 320 BCE and continued approximately three eras, pending the dual killing of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and her Roman partner Mark Antony in 30

  • The Power Of Poseidon

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    Ancient Greece was overseen by many gods and goddesses, but there were few gods that held more power than other. Poseidon was one of those gods and he was the god of water, earthquakes and horses. Through his abilities he was capable of doing extraordinary things. We are fortunate enough to some of that power has been recorded and displayed through various art and stories. Poseidon’s power and will was very prominent in ancient Greece through various forms of art, epics, and other oral stories.

  • The Story of Poseidon

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    The Story of Poseidon (Roman - Neptune) Poseidon was the ruler of the sea, and a powerful god in Greek mythology who was often called the "Earth-shaker." His father was the Titan Cronus, who at the time was ruler of the Universe, and his mother was Rhea. Cronus was a paranoid ruler, because it had been prophesized that one of his own sons would dethrone him, just as Cronus had done to his father, Uranus. Thus, Cronus would swallow the children whom Rhea bore him. He figured that it was the

  • The History and Life of Poseidon

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    Poseidon is one of the strongest gods in Greek mythology. Poseidon was the god of water, horses, and earthquakes. He was thought to be the reason for boat wrecks, and drowning’s. Cronus and Rhea are the parents of Poseidon in Greek mythology. Poseidon is one of the 3 sons; the others are Hades and Zeus. And their three sisters were Demeter, Hestia, Hera, and while Cronus was the horrible father who feared his own children so he ate them at birth. He continued to eat the newborns until his wife

  • Poseidon Research Paper

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    Poseidon, the great Greek ruler of the sea , horses and the earthquakes. His ancestry comes from the family of the Olympians that roamed the world in 2200 B.C . With the father of Cronus and mother of Rhea and having the famous brother of Zeus. Who fortunately saved him from being ate by his notable father ,Cronus. He was saved when Rhea,” the mother of all gods”, had deceived Cronus into eating a rock instead of eating another one of his offspring (“Rhea”) .Similar to what Cronus he did to Hestia

  • Greek Mythology: Poseidon

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    Ποσειδών (Poseidon) Poseidon is one of the strongest gods in Greek mythology. Poseidon was the god of water, horses, and earthquakes. He was thought to be the reason for boat wrecks, and drowning’s. Cronus and Rhea are the parents of Poseidon in Greek mythology. Poseidon is one of the 3 sons; the others are Hades and Zeus. And there three sisters were Demeter, Hestia, Hera, and while Cronus was the horrible father who feared his own children so he ate them at birth. He continued to eat the newborns

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