Poseidon - God of the Sea
´╗┐Raven B, Brennan J, Patience D, Jaqurius A, Eddy M, and Krista L.
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BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Poseidon: Poseidon was a son of Cronus and Rhea, god of the sea and one of twelve Olympian gods. Poseidon is a god of many names such as: Rain-God, Earth- shaker, cloud-Gatherer, Poseidon of the thunderbolt, the mighty Poseidon, and the most famous name Neptune. Poseidon is one of six siblings: Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Zeus. Sailors relied on Poseidon to keep them safe during their voyage by keeping calm waters. Many inhabitants drowned their horses in sacrifice of his honor. Poseidon was a very moody divinity(the state or quality of being divine) and his temperament could sometimes result in violence. When Poseidon was in a good mood he would form new lands and calm the seas, but when he was in a bad mood, Poseidon would stike the ground with his triten and would cause earthquakes, ship wrecks, floods and drownings. Poseidon was married to Amphritrite and he had his childen: Triton,Chrysaor, Areion, Polyphemus, Theseus, Orion, Euadne, Nauplios, Nausituoos, Neleus, Pelias, and Perseus.

Strengths & Weaknesses:

  • A creative god designing all the creatures in the sea.
  • Warlike moody and unpredictable
  • had a way with woman,was know as a god of fertility.He had the powers to impregnate women.
  • His only real weakness lie in tricking or deceiving him.
  • He had no power over the air or land.


special talents:

  • can control bodies of water
  • can communicate with animals (mainly sea animals)
  • Poseidon can create any weather storm such as: earthquakes,tsunami,floods,typhoons
  • he had control over horses since he created them out of the crests of the waves
  • he could bend water to do anything

Myth:

Cronus tries to devour all his children since his father told him that he will be overcome by his own son. But after Cronus almost swallowed all of his children, Rhea had her 6th child, Zeus. She didn't want Zeus to be swallowed, so she secretly found a rock, covered it in clothing. Cronus thought this was his 6th son, so he devoured the rock instead of Zeus.

Poem:

Poseidon,god of the sea
Cronus is his dad
The earth starts to shake
whenever he is sad
He makes creatures of the sea
to swim all along with him
NOT DONE!!!!











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