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Poseidon Presentation

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Derek Jacobs

on 29 October 2012

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Poseidon Roman name was Neptune!! Poseidon had great powers and abilities.. Poseidon was able to shoot powerful energy blasts from his trident.. When he misplaced his trident it would always return to him.. Poseidon had vast strength and endurance.. He also had virtually inexhaustible stamina.. He was also immortal.. Poseidon being the god of the Sea was able to move water and create massive storms... Poseidon's story of birth was that he was born from his father Cronus and mother Rhea. But Cronus ate Poseidon because a prophecy had said that one of his children would overthrow him. Poseidon's brother Zeus had then rescued him from Cronus' stomach One major myth about Poseidon was that he fought along side his brother Zeus and Hades against the titans. And once they won the battle the divide Earth into 3 parts. Poseidon got control of the sea while Zeus got the heavens and Hades got the underworld. Another major myth was his involvement in the Odyssey. Poseidon was trying to sabotage Odysseus's because Odysseus and his mean had blinded Poseidon's cyclops son, Polyphemus. Modern allusions associated with Poseidon. Britain's Trident Submarine which was a fearsome underwater monster with the capability of delivering nuclear warheads over great distances. There is a scuba diver equipment company that manufactures scuba gear. Trident Gum is another allusion associated with Poseidon because of his weapon. Poseidon was considered to be second among the Gods Some Interesting Facts Poseidon preferred to stay beneath the ocean with his wife Amphritrite. The lived together in a palace made of gems and coral. The dolphin was considered to be a symbol of poseidon... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poseidon
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