Poseidon Essays

  • Poseidon Research Paper

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    Poseidon was a Greek god of the sea, earthquakes and horses, he also ruled the Mediterranean Sea and the black sea. This means he is the ruler of the sea. He was worshipped for navigating people at sea and for being a fertility god. Poseidon’s powers include, creating storms, earthquakes, floods and summoning sea monsters.He is the second son of Cronus and Rhea, he is also the brother of Zeus, Hades, Demeter, Hestia, and Chiron. At birth, Poseidon was swallowed by his father, but was saved by his

  • Poseidon: The Greek God

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    Although Poseidon is best known for being God of the sea, he is also known for natures control of life and acts of destruction. Poseidon is God of the sea and is also worshiped as a fertility god(Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). In Roman mythology he is referred to as Neptune(myths and legends o the world). He was alloted to the sea after the fall of the titans.(Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). He uses a trident as his symbol of being god of the sea.In some areas like Thessaly Poseidon is known

  • Poseidon: The Greek Myth

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    Poseidon is a good guy, especially compared to his brothers. Hades isn’t exactly a crowd favorite and Zeus isn’t so bad, but most would prefer to be around Poseidon. Ask anyone who the nicest of the brothers is and this is what they would tell you. Ask me and I could give you thousands of reasons why Poseidon is the worst. I’m Nate, one of Poseidon’s sons. I know what you’re thinking. Nate? Seems like a pretty boring name for the son of one of the most powerful Gods, right? Well I am pretty

  • The Role Of Poseidon In Homer's Odyssey

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    Poseidon probably wouldn't be enjoyable if he went to WHS. His hamartia is an inability to cooperate with others; however, as a dual god, his saving grace would be his affinity with water. Although Poseidon would be a bully and get bad grades, he would be the star of the water polo team. Poseidon would be an antagonizer who overreacts and would get into fights over trivial matters. Poseidon imprisoned Odysseus for ten years because he blinded Poseidon's son, even though Odysseus was a friend

  • The Role Of Poseidon In Greek Mythology

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    Poseidon was one of the gods of Greek Mythology. “Poseidon was god of the sea, earthquakes, storms, and horses” (Facts and Information on Greek God Poseidon). Because of his association with the oceans, he has been worshipped by sailors who relied on and prayed to him for safe travels. The mythological story of Poseidon is interesting from his birth to his conquests, and has impacts on society today. “Poseidon was a child of the Titans Cronus and Rhea” (Poseidon Was the Greek God of the Seas, the

  • Short Story Of The Legend Of Poseidon

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    let people know. He had got an idea. If he could prove that he was the son of poseidon he would be worshiped. He went to get a sword from the blacksmith and also brought a bucket of water. When he cut his wrist with the sword the blacksmith was

  • Personal Attributes Of Athena, Poseidon And Athena

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    and her actions reflect her personal attributes. Both Athena and Poseidon are chosen to partake in a contest. The contest for a city on the edge of Greece. (Coolidge 19) Cecrops the first King of what would become Athens, brought upon the challenge between two gods, Poseidon and Athena. Whoever presented the most useful item to humans would win. (Bulfinch 37) Each would offer a gift that would benefit the people of the city. Poseidon presented a large salt deposit and the promise of a mighty ship

  • Exploring The Role Of Poseidon In Homer's Odyssey

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    the be the god of the sea and horse and he is a supreme god of olympus with a lot of reasonability like when he is angry or the other god are angry he needs to punish them for disobeying the rules they have. In Tales from the Odyssey it stayed that Poseidon made wave that went over the ship because they made the gods made when they invaded Athena temple in Troy. Poseidon's role as a god is very important because he makes sure the people that travel the sea made the right choice by making them drown

  • Poseidon: Greek And Roman Myth In Translation

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    Rebecca McKenney Greek and Roman Myth in Translation Mrs. McCleanhan 1 November Poseidon Poseidon is said to resemble his brother Zeus. He is a mature “majestic bearded figure” in his humanoid from writes the authors of Classical Mythology. Though their appearance may be similar (well they are brothers), Poseidon differs from Zeus in that he typically carries a trident rather than a lightning bolt. He also differs from his brother in that he is closely associated with bulls and horses. In fact

  • Poseidon: The Tragic Hero Of Homer's Odyssey

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    I am Poseidon, god of the seas. In this story, I will talk about my life and my adventures. I rule the seas with my all powerful trident. Millenias ago my father, Cronus, swallowed me and my siblings, Demeter, Hestia, Hera,and Hades. Zeus fought Cronos in a great battle, after much time Zeus finally defeated Cronos. My siblings and I were finally free. My two brothers and I split up the world into three parts. I have the Sea and the Earth, my symbols are the horse, trident, and the bull. Zeus is

  • How Did Poseidon Have A Bad Temper

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    Poseidon is one of the most known Greek gods throughout Greek myths. It is said that Poseidon controlled more then just the sea he also was able to control earthquakes droughts, rivers, and even floods. Even though Poseidon was one of the more powerful Greek gods he tended to have a bad temper as there are various stories about Poseidon some have even said he gave humans the first horse. Poseidon had a stormy and violent nature but also was stubborn. Poseidon's palace deep in the ocean then sought

  • Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, And Shephers In Ancient Greece

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    A long time ago In ancient Greece, Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, and Ares were fighting about who should rule the world and Zeus was throwing a thunderbolt at hades but it missed and it hit a sheep and made it a fast moving with freckle spots all over the creatures’ bodies. The gods stop what they were doing and look at the animal. After a little bit, Poseidon said” it should be could Percy”. Zeus denied that and said “no , that's a terrible name it should be called mighty beast. And the gods were arguing

  • Poseidon Epilogue

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    Love is an unbelievably powerful thing. It can make you feel at the very top of the world one minute and the absolute bottom the next. Love takes dedication, loyalty, and respect. Poseidon, god of the sea, who holds so much strength and dignity- was heartbroken. He felt lost, didn’t know where he as a person was. The mighty ruler of the sea had such a feeling of heartache, as if he had hit absolute rock bottom.     Denial was the only thing stopping the ever so fragile hearted God from being with

  • Role Of Poseidon In The Odyssey

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    the apprentice of Darth Sidious the Sith Lord. Darth Maul is a better villain than Poseidon as stated in the Odyssey by Homer and Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace by George Lucas, because he is more brave, more aggressive, and more powerful. Some people think Poseidon is a villain because he is powerful, aggressive, and brave as stated in the Odyssey by homer, but he is not a very good villain. To begin, Poseidon is powerful. As stated in the text, “A curse on you , little greek , and on all your

  • Poseidon Informative Speech

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    in the clouds lived the olympians. To start off let's just say Poseidon did some pretty bad things to Eileithyia and in the end Poseidon got himself cursed by Eileithyia. Let me inform you on some of these people, Poseidon as you may know is one of the 12 olympians and is The god of the sea son of Titans Cronus and Rhea. Eileithyia is the greek goddess of childbirth, daughter of Zeus and Hera. Later on as the years passed by, Poseidon had a baby with as you might say “Mother earth” or Gaea the goddess

  • Endangering Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

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    Poseidon Endangering Odysseus Throughout homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey, the main character, Odysseus, goes through many physical and mental challenges and hardships. One of the greatest challenges that Odysseus overcame to get home was the wrath of Poseidon. Throughout the whole epic poem, most problems Odysseus faced can be traced back to Poseidon. There are many examples to prove that Poseidon was Odysseus biggest change. The first reason for Poseidon being Odysseus’s biggest threat is, Odysseus

  • Poseidon's Role In Greek Mythology

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    Poseidon was god of the sea, earthquakes, storms, and horses and is considered one of the most angry, moody and greedy Olympian gods. He was known to be angry when insulted for example when he blinded the Cyclops Polyphemus because his father, Odysseus, had made fun of him.He is the son of Cronus and Rhea and was swallowed by his father along with Hades,Demeter, Hestia and Hera. However, in some stories it is believed that Poseidon, like Zeus, was not swallowed by Cronus because his mother Rhea who

  • Poseidon's Role In Greek Mythology

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    infamous earthshaker, father of horses, and the god of the sea, Poseidon. He was the son of Cronus and Rhea, and was one of six siblings. He is one of the three major gods and the brother of Zeus and Hades.When they decided to split up the earth Zeus got the Heavens, Hades got the Underworld and Poseidon got the Sea. He is very temperamental and the greeks would fear his power to cause major chaos. A popular myth about Poseidon is when he competes with Athena for the city of Athens. When the

  • 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

  • Theseus And The Minotaur

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    of Cretan with the help of Poseidon and Knossos. While being king he was able to gain control of islands and marry Pasiphae. Minos had eight children,but including the minotaur they had nine. Minos has four children with Pasiphae, one with Helios, and the others with women affairs. Minos is best known for his part in the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. A Minotaur was known to be half­man, half­bull which was the child of Pasiphae. The minotaur was created by Poseidon making Minos’ wife fall in