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  • Poseidon Mythology

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    Poseidon: God of the sea Many things through today's world is connected or brought on because of greek mythology. Poseidon is one of the most powerful gods or goddesses in mythology. Although, Poseidon is a dominant Greek god many still don’t know his mythology. Poseidon is a great Greek god because of his family, his role in Greek mythology, and the myths he was in. The first reason Poseidon is an outstanding Greek god is because of his family. Poseidon’s family is large and unique in their

  • Poseidon And Neptune

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    Have you ever heard the names Poseidon or Neptune? You might have heard of Poseidon in many TV shows, movies and Neptune, not the planet but the Roman God ruler of the seas. Both Poseidon in Greek mythology and Neptune in Roman mythology are known for being the rulers of the waters both fresh and salt. Even though they are two different Gods, they are usually represented as one unit in modern TV shows and movies. In this modern representation they both are shown with white or blue long hair, really

  • Poseidon Essay

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    Poseidon: God of the Sea Thousands of years ago, the ancient Greek civilization had a god for everything that they could have thought of. One such god was Poseidon. Poseidon was the god of the sea and horses (Gil). Symbols that represented Poseidon included the trident and dolphin(Gil). He became one of the most well known of the gods because of his fierce temper and his adulterous ways. Poseidon was also part of many battles, such as the Trojan Wars. (Poseidon: Greek) He also caused many hardships

  • Poseidon Description

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    The god that I will be doing is Poseidon. Poseidon was the god of the sea, earthquakes, storms, and horses. He is known to be one of the worst tempered, and greedy olympian gods. Poseidon is the son of Cronus and Rhea. His father swallowed him along with Hades, Demeter, Hestia, and Hera. Poseidon and his brothers then found out how to defeat their father and put his pieces into a special box so that, that can’t happen again. Poseidon has a weapon of power, his trident. With his trident is equipped

  • Essay On Poseidon

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    Poseidon, Second in command behind Zeus, had no mercy on any mortal who tried to claim his waters. Poseidon’s background goes all the way back to the first twelve Olympians. Poseidon had many loves but one wife, making him the father of many kids. The role of Poseidon in the heavens was never specific all he had to do was control seas, oceans, rivers, Lakes and streams. When it came to his interaction with the earth and humans, he ruled the oceans and was feared on land. Greece being completely surrounded

  • The Head of Poseidon

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    The Head of Poseidon Greek mythology is thought to be very fascinating to many people; I personally wanted to learn more about it and the Hellenistic period. A new cultural age was led by Alexander the Great when he took over Egypt and the Near East, historians refer to this period as Hellenistic. The Hellenistic period started when Alexander died in about 320 BCE and continued approximately three eras, pending the dual killing of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and her Roman partner Mark Antony in 30

  • Poseidon Essay

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    ever lived. Poseidon or Neptune was known to be one of the strongest gods that ever walked on the planet. Poseidon is best known for protecting and watching over the ocean. In the beginning, it all started with the gods and goddesses Cronus (God of the Sky) and Rhea (Goddess of the Earth). They met and got married. While they were married they produced six offspring. These offspring would turn out to be some of the most famous in mythology. The offspring consisted

  • Poseidon: Thunderstorms

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    theirs was the best, so all the gods and goddesses left Mount Olympus to try their idea on their own. Poseidon was in a hurry to get to earth because he knew his plan would take a long time. He was the first to leave Olympus and the first to get to earth. His plan was to use his powers to pull the water out of the ground, and do this until he filled all the lakes and oceans in the world. Poseidon began to walk around the earth until he came across an enormous forest. He started walking through it

  • Poseidon, A Great God

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    “About Poseidon, a great god, I begin to sing, the shaker of the earth and of the barren sea” (Morford, Lenardon, and Sham, 171). Poseidon in Greek Mythology, or Neptune in Roman Mythology, is the God of the Earthquakes and of the Seas. He is known for his “severe and rough” nature and is associated with “the surge of the seas” (Morford, Lenardon, and Sham, 171). Poseidon is often underrepresented in myth but his role is pivotal due to the fact that he ruled the earth and the seas. Travel via the

  • Poseidon Mythology

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    Poseidon was the Greek god of the oceans, earthquakes, droughts and sea monsters. Poseidon had many brothers and sisters, but his main brothers were Hades and the mighty Zeus. Poseidon had many monstrous children like a minotaur or cyclops. The place he mostly stays is the ocean. Poseidon lived in a beautiful place with silver fountains and sea plants and at night there would be glowing worms that would light up the place too. There was also sand dotted with jewels. Poseidon also had another