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POSEIDON

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Citations "Poseidon." About.com Ancient / Classical History. N.p., n.d. Web. 16
Jan. 2013 Poseidon's Beginning Poseidon was swallowed by his father Cronus at birth along with 4 other siblings (Hera, Hades, Hestia, and Demeter). Then years later during the war of Zeus vs. Cronus he was released by a cyclops. Poseidon's Trident Poseidon's trident was given to him by the cyclops that set him free from his fathers stomach. His trident has the power to shake the earth,which is the reason he is the god of earthquakes. Poseidon God of the Sea Poseidon earned his most famous title God of the Sea, when he and his two bothers (Zeus and Hades) had to draw which part of the world they would rule. He was officially one of the Olympian Gods, so he built himself a palace under the sea. "A History of Poseidon." A History of Poseidon. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan.
2013. Poseidon's Appearance Poseidon was 7''6'' feet tall and had flowing white hair that had a golden crown placed on top. Given his white hair, he was an older man. He had eyes that changed color depending on his mood, but they were mainly blue because of the sea. He was muscular with bronze skin, and wore a white rap around garment. Poseidon's Family Poseidon God of Sea Lauren Randall and Marleigh Sanders God of Horses Poseidon was named god of horses because Demeter told him that that the only way to her heart was to create a beautiful creature. Therefore he created the horse. Poseidon's wars and stories Poseidon has many great stories and battles but there were few that stood out such as the battle of Poseidon vs Athena, Poseidon vs King Minus, and when he fought Oceanus for Amphitrite hand. Poseidon vs Athena In the battle of Poseidons and Athena they both wanted to be the ruler of the city of Athens. In the end, Athens picked Athena to be their ruler, which was the begginning of there life long hatred to each other. Poseidon married Amphitrite who was the granddaughter of the Titan "Oceanus". They later had 3 sons named Theseus (a hero), Aegeus (a mortal), and Polyphemus (a cyclops). "Poseidon." Poseidon. N.p., n.d. Web.15 Jan. 2013 "Poseidon Bio." Poseidon Bio. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2013. "Appearance and Powers - Poseidon- God of the Seas." Poseidon- God of
the Seas. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2013. "Greek Mythology: Poseidon." Greek Mythology: Poseidon. N.p., n.d.
Web. 16 Jan. 2013. Neptune Neptune is the Roman name for Poseidon. Neptune is the off spring on Saturn (Cronus) and Rhea (Rhea). He had two brothers Pluto (Hades) and Jupiter (Zeus). The Romans believed that Neptune was the one who killed Saturn and that Jupiter sent him down to earth to be a mortal.
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