Brother of Zeus and Hades, after the overthrow of their father, Cronus, he drew lots with them to share the universe (Michael Karas, 2009). Poseidon and his brothers Zeus released by the uprising, and the division of power between Zeus, Hades, and himself, Poseidon received the sea as its territory. He ended up becoming lord of the sea. Poseidon is the god who is considered the most qualified to supervise the ocean that covers two per three of the Earth (Briant Elwin Haner, 2011). Poseidon is described as the god who always carries a trident sticks everywhere.
The Olympians persist of twelve gods and goddesses. At Mount Olympus, the Olympians helped overthrow the Titans. today, Mount Olympus is home of the Olympians. Greek Goddesses can be found in books, art, and architecture. The famous books by Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey include well-known Greek Goddesses.
He was not born a god because his mother was a mortal princess. He was even stronger than many gods. He is well known for completing 12 labors and his superhuman strength. Before his birth, Zeus descended upon the city of Thebes and disguised himself as Alcmene’s husband, Amphytrion and made love to her. Later that day, the real husband had arrived and like Zeus, he also made love to his wife.
They envy because of love, fight for power, and even betray their spouses. Each of them has personal characteristics, and I want to introduce five of gods and humans in the mythology who are the most interesting characters. First, you may know about Hades who had gloomy features: a beard and dark hair falling over his brow. He is the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. After they eliminate their father, Cronus, Hades competes a lot with his brothers
He also arranged that men should get the best part of any animal sacrifice and that the gods should get the worst. This angered Zeus and he swore to get revenge. As a punishment, Zeus chained Prometheus to a rock for many years. But that punishment was not enough for Zeus. Once Prometheus was chained to a rock, Zeus went after Epimetheus.
Lotus-eaters, Polyphemus, sirens and suitors were all slain and outwitted by Odysseus, King of Ithaca and victorious fighter in the trojan war, but no one ever realizes that Odysseus could never have completed his trials without the help of goddesses, Athena and Circe. Homer’s famous epic, The Odyssey although thousands of years old shows a masculine-feminine balance through the imperative involvement of Athena and Circe in Odysseus' return home. The Odyssey tells the tale of the strong, godlike Odysseus on his voyage home from battle. What people don’t focus on are the women in his life like, Athena and Circe that give him the capability to endure a threatened homelife and the long journey home. Athena has always had a soft spot for Odysseus
Poseidon is the most powerful god there is out of the twelve Olympians. Many people prefer to call him poseidon. But many roman people know him as Neptune or Neptunus, which are his roman name. Poseidon is the god of the seas, earthquakes, and horses. Poseidon was one of the supreme gods of Olympus, but he decided to spend most of his time in watery domains.
Born on the island of Delos to the king of the gods himself and the lovely lady Leto, Apollon, more commonly known as the God Apollo, is easily one of the most salient of the twelve Olympian deities. Patron of the Delphi, along with a myriad else, the oracular Apollo is known far and wide throughout classic art, literature, and even in the modern day astral field of astronomy itself. Of light and truth, healing and plague, Apollo is both harmonious and contradictory at times, yet at his core, a bright spot among darkness, bringing with him order and balance wherever he might go. Twin to Artemis, the polar opposite to Apollo and goddess of the hunt, the two celestial beings further symbolize the solar and lunar forces themselves and as such
Last but not least, Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, offers Paris the most beautiful women in the world. Paris, being the young and foolish man he is, chooses Aphrodite. The promise is fulfilled and Paris is gifted Helen, wife of Menelaus, and the most beautiful mortal woman in the world. After Paris seduces Helen, they sail away together back to Troy,
The lyre was his symbol and he was a son of Zeus. (Bergin, date). The most popular wise oracle priestess was in the temple of Apollo, after chewing bay leaves she fell into an ecstasy then talked in a strange way in answer to a pilgrim’s question. (An Ancient Greek temple, John Malam Mark Bergin). The Apollo temple was firstly built the 7th c.B.C by two architetcs: Agamedes and.