Poseidon Research Paper

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Poseidon, wow ,remarkable person, as well as every other God. But Poseidon stood out for me.Poseidon was the god of sea, earthquakes and horses. He had the power to control water, in all different sorts like the ocean, rivers, dams and lakes. He was known for his bad temper and was greatly feared because of his ability to cause earthquakes. Poseidon name is the Greek word for husband that’s a fun fact.
The Arcadians say that when Poseidon was born his mother declared to her husband Cronos, who used to swallow his offspring at birth, that she had given birth to a horse, and so she presented him a foal to swallow instead of the child, just as later she offered him a wrapped stone in place of Zeus.

Poseidon had a big family. His wife Amphitrite the daughter of Nereus and Doris. His brothers Zeus …show more content…

Medusa and Poseidon had an affair and decided to make love in Athena’s temple. Athena was so offended she turned Medusa into a monster with snakes for hair. Athena then helped Peruses kill Medusa. After cutting off Medusa’s head, two offspring came out, Chrysaor and the flying horse Pegasus.
child: ram with a golden fleece
children: the Cyclops Polyphemus (famous from the story of Odyssey) and other Cyclopes
For Poseidon to become who he was, he had many different challenges he faced. Poseidon had to challenge others to become the patron god of certain cities. He was known to be vengeful when insulted and a protector of all waters. Poseidon’s weapon of choice was the trident or three-pronged spears.

There are 5 different symbols that represent Poseidon such as
These symbols were used for many different things; many people who worshiped Poseidon had statues or monuments to honour the god they

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