It was 75,000 years ago the day when their battle shook the Earth.
It all started when Poseidon king of the sea was on the beach shore looking over his kingdom. He was working on something that would revolutionize the realm of the gods and men when he saw something odd going on with the tides. He decided to go down to the ocean and check out what was going on. He went down and saw a wounded animal and said as he healed him “I protect all my creatures.” the crab suddenly transformed into a giant Scylla and uttered the words “For Kronos!” Poseidon was all of a sudden thrusted from the water back to land with shock in his eyes thinking “What is happening? How has he returned?” He got up and called his trident back to him and he began to slay the Scylla after he got the Scylla to the …show more content…
Kronos promised us acceptance it was a hard deal to turn down. I’m sorry please just spare me.” “WHERE IS HE KNOW!” he said as his voiced boomed all throughout the ocean. “The Bermuda Triangle! Please let me live!” he said with 1,000 times more fear than 30 seconds ago. “Know this,” he began to utter “if I find you back in my domain it will not end like this. Now LEAVE!” The Scylla transformed to a bird and flew away as fast as he could. Poseidon began to panic knowing that his brothers couldn’t intervene due to the rule that the gods cannot enter others domain. He began to formulate plan to go to the Bermuda Triangle but he all of a sudden realized he cannot travel to the Bermuda Triangle because that was the only place in the ocean that wasn’t in his dominion. He went back up to the shore and decided to take his new invention for a try he called it a Sea-Horse it wasn’t finished yet but he had to do it for the sake of the earth. So he jumped on and began to ride until he reached the castle. He looked up and thought “What has he done?” He called out from the outside “Come out father and face your inevitable
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(Cross 10). Again, Odysseus prepares for the Trojan war and is clueless about the events following it. While on his voyage he is not met with a welcoming response and then goes through the tests, allies, and enemies. Unfortunately, he angers the cyclops who calls Poseidon, his father, and Poseidon creates chaos and utter destruction for Odysseus. ‘’...calling out to the god Poseidon, who was his father’’ (Cross 45).
Odysseus continued to mock Polyphemus as he loaded the Cyclops rams onto the ships. Polyphemus became angry and revealed that Poseidon, the god of the sea, is his father and will prevent them from ever getting back home. Because Odysseus wanted to add insult to injury, he
Hephaestus threw a splash of lava on Poseidon;however, Poseidon comes back with a stronger attack of waves hitting Hephaestus. “Do you really think that's going to stop me.” Hephaestus stated. Before Poseidon could even say anything Hephaestus hit him again with lava.
After having Odysseus tell the Phaeacian all his troubles after the Trojan War and having to land on their island, the King of the Phaeacian, Alcinous, offered to help Odysseus to get back home. Alcinous sent some of his men to travel with Odysseus. As the ship was away and traveling back home, Poseidon talked to Zeus, about a plan that he has for the Phaeacian after helping Odysseus and dishonoring him. His plan was to destroy the beautiful ship of the Phaeacians and ring a mountain around their city. Zeus had his part on the disastrous plan as well, he tells Poseidon to “wait until the people are watching the ship sail into the harbor”, then “turn the ship into stone near the shore” and then to raise the ring of mountains around the island (95).
While he had finally escaped the cyclops cave and was sailing away he teased the cyclops which is what started the whole issue with Poseidon not letting them get home. When they were a decent distance from the cyclops island Odysseus started shouting mean things at the cyclops and ended up telling it his real name. The cyclops immediately recognized him and said he knew that he was coming. Then the cyclops prayed to his father, Poseidon, and made him make sure Odysseus and his men never made it home. He said even if they did to make the journey miserable and long.
It was common to every warriors of being too proud of themselves whenever they won any wars or battles. Odysseus didn’t recognize the help of the Gods especially Poseidon who sent a sea monster when someone tried to say that the Trojan horse was a threat for Troy. Because of Odysseus arrogance, Poseidon cursed him to have such burden in
Their story was strangely similar to Poseidon and Talia’s. This persuaded Zeus to allow Poseidon to continue being with Talia. He was thankful he had kept trying, even if he was knocked down pretty hard, he only came back stronger. This experience inspired him to turn to the positive outlooks of every situation, and know every tough path has a light at the end of the tunnel.
AThe story is all about the journey of odysseus, the king of Ithaca. He left Ithaca with his fellow sailors for so long time. After Trojan War, it’s not easy for them to go back in Ithaca because of Poseidon. Poseidon is the god of the sea. He got anger to odysseus because of his son polypemus, a cyclop.
One of the monsters he faces is the son of Poseidon, which is a cyclops named “Polyphemus”. A heroic action he does when facing the monster is, he bravely gives him wine to force Polyphemus to sleep, then crafts a spear to impale his eye and escape. As Homer stated in line 377, “Rammed it deep in his crater eye”. This quote explains that the spear
Poseidon is one God against him. Poseidon does everything he can to keep him away from home till Odysseus learns a lesson that Poseidon was trying to get to him. Many Gods also try to help Odysseus, one very helpful one being the god of the wind, Aeolus. Aeolus gives him a sack of wind which helps Odysseus get home but the problem with that. You only get one use out of it so if you open it when you don’t have good timing.
Throughout his voyage, Poseidon delayed him of returning home by providing strong storm on the sea which caused the ship to destroy. Poseidon did not only delay his homecoming, but made him face different dangers and also saved him from the Trojan war. Zeus was the king of the gods who intervenes in dispute between gods and also men. He also has the power to make other gods do what he pleases. In his role in odyssey, he sent Hermes to order calypso to release Odysseus to return to Ithaca.
"How dare she!" Poseidon seethed, the ornate mosaic flooring of the palace depicting his heroic deeds trembling beneath his form as he paced, raking his hands through his sea-sodden hair; "continuing to champion for that mortal! And of course, my darling brother would take the side of his favorite daughter!" Huffing, the raven-haired god collapsed onto his throne; a crack of thunder sounded sharply in the distance, but he paid no heed, scrubbing a hand over his face. The Olympian still couldn 't believe that the rest of his family could not see reason.