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The god of the sea

Mara Sievers

on 6 November 2012

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Transcript of Poseiden

By : Joseph Konkle God of the Sea Earth Shaker Tamer of horses One of Poseidon's symbols is the horse, he is also the creator of the Pegasus. Poseidon is known to create massive
earthquakes on the ocean floor spawning tsunamis Poseidon's lair is under the deep ocean, he lives in a coral and gem palace, also Known as Atlantis, and is drove around in his own personal chariot of sea horses (Hippocampi).
He controls everything that happens under and over top the oceans. Also known as...... Sailors at sea relied on Poseidon to provide them with fish and calm the waters so they could be safe. Poseidon was also known for his ranging emotions. When the waters were calm this meant he was happy, but when they were full of tall waves he was not at all happy. Poseidon's Lovers Medusa Amphitrite Demeter Goddess of Harvest "Wife" of Poseidon A Gorgon Symbols The
Trident The Bull The
Dolphin STORY TIME! As a tribute to their god sailors would
drown horses and bulls in the ocean to
worship Poseidon. One day a man by the name of King Minos asked for a prime, flawless bull to sacrifice for Poseidon. So Poseidon gave them one, but instead of sacrificing it they kept it. So in revenge Poseidon asked Aphrodite to make the king's queen fall in love with the bull and then came........ The Minotaur!!! Children Theseus - an Athenian hero Pegesus - a flying horse Polyphemus - a cyclops and many other
horses, nymphs and cyclops Poseidon's trident is
his ultimate weapon,
it can smash through
anything, and even
cause earthquakes. STORY TIME! At first Medusa wanted nothing more
than to be just like Athena. Poseidon
kept bothering her to not be, and one day he got extremely frustrated with her and
he raped her on the steps of Athena's temple. Medusa prayed to Athena for forgiveness but instead the goddess took revenge on her for "sleeping" with Poseidon. Athena turns her into a gorgon, so that when ever she looks at a man he turns to stone. Sources http://www.pantheon.org/articles/p/poseidon.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poseidon The END 0
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