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1.
Poseidon

Poseidon Poseidon, according to Greek mythology was the god of the sea, earthquakes, and horses. ... Poseidon was the husband of Amphitrite, who was one of the Nereids. ... Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa were the parents of the famous winged horse, Pegasus. ... In classical artwork, Poseidon very much resembles Zeus. ... Poseid...
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Posiedon

Poseidon is a god of many names. ... Poseidon was relied upon by sailors for a safe voyage on the sea. ... Poseidon pursued Demeter and to avoid him she turned herself into a mare. ... In his anger over the decision, Poseidon flooded the Attic Plain. ... Poseidon is an important character in Greek mythology. ...
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The Odyssey 6

During his journey Odysseus is impeded by Poseidon and assisted by Athena. ... The final choice was between Poseidon and Athena. Poseidon brought the horse as a gift and Athena brought the olive tree. ... Odysseus is at odds with Poseidon. I see Poseidon as the god of instinct, and Athena as the goddess of wisdom. ...
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Mythiology:Poseidon

Poseidon and the attack of Rellims After many days and nights of travel by sea, Odysseus and his crew crave the savory taste of succulent meat. ... Taking their chances with the god of the sea, Poseidon, the crew throws in their fishing lines hoping for an appetizing meal. ... Personally, I was uneasy about our fishing ...
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posiden

Poseidon I just finished reading about the god Poseidon. ... The name of this story is Poseidon. ... Poseidon had a son with Amphitrite. ... One of the islands that Poseidon made was named Delos. ... Poseidon is just one of the many Greek gods. ...
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The Greek Gods

His sisters where Hera, Demeter, and Hestia his brothers where Hades, and Poseidon. ... Poseidon Poseidon was god of the sea and his weapon was a trident. Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon rolled dice to see how gets which area. ... Poseidon thought the sea was full of adventures and things. ... She came from the sea from&#...
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Role of the gods in the odyssey

Poseidon hates Odysseus for what he did to his son the Cyclops, Polyphemus. ... With this, Polyphemus prays to his father, Poseidon, a! nd by Odysseus revealing his name, Poseidon knows who blinds his son (9:584-585). Poseidon swears that Odysseus will never return home safely. When Poseidon notices that Calypso, the nymph, lets O...
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Odysseus' Brutality - Right or Wrong

Some modern scholars have argued that Odysseus is too brutal with the Cyclops, Polyphemus, and that he earns the 'wrath of Poseidon'. ... He earns the 'wrath of Poseidon' in the same way that almost any man would earn a father's wrath if he deliberately blinded the son. ... Polyphemus is far more brutal than&#...
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Mythology: Roman and Greek Gods and Goddesses

For instance, Zeus became Jupiter and Poseidon became Neptune. ... Neptune, or Poseidon, god of the sea, is said to have first created the magical four-legged animals that divided into unicorns and normal horses (Brush and Davis 67). ...
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hades

Hades After overthrowing Cronus, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades drew lots for shares of the world. ... Hades He was Zeus' and Poseidon's brother who was the King of the Dead, not death itself. ... He was the son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea and the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. ...
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the acropolis

The temples within its walls were used to worship Greek gods like Athena and Poseidon. ... It was also the site of several sacred spots, including the mark of Poseidon's trident spear, the graves of the legendary Erechtheus and Kekrops, but most importantly it housed the temple of Athena Polias, protectress of the city and goddess of the he...
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the acropolis

The temples within its walls were used to worship Greek gods like Athena and Poseidon. ... It was also the site of several sacred spots, including the mark of Poseidon's trident spear, the graves of the legendary Erechtheus and Kekrops, but most importantly it housed the temple of Athena Polias, protectress of the city and goddess of the he...
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The Greeks

The Greeks followed mythology. Mythology was believed to have been run by three different groups of god. First came the titans, two of them were Gaea and Uranus. The next group was the Olympians; two of them were Zeus and Poseidon. Then after the Olympians came the lesser gods and two examples of th...
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Odyssey

He lost them because the king of the seas; Poseidon hated him. ... While he and his men were looking around the cave, Polyphemus the Cyclops, son of Poseidon, came home with his herd of sheep and trapped the men in the cave by pushing a huge rock in front of the door. ... (p110) which lead the Polyphemus' prayer to his&#...
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Completing a Journey

Completing a Journey Its been twenty years since Odysseus has been able to go home to his kingdom and family, because Poseidon has a grudge toward him and would not let him leave. ...
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Odysseus' Personal Qualities (from Homer's The Odyssey)

He travels towards Ithaca but does not reach it because he is not in favor of Poseidon, god of the sea, who prevents his return. ...
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Greek Gods Vs GodResponse Paper

Either Poseidon had no desire to kill Odysseus or he simply did not have the power to do that. ... In the Odyssey after Odysseus ruins Cyclops' eye Cyclops prays to his father Poseidon and says, "Hear me, Poseidon, Girdler of Earth, god of the sable locks. ... It goes on to say that Poseidon heard his prayer. ... Obviousl...
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gps

An example is the TOPEX/Poseidon satellite. ... TOPEX/Poseidon is an example where ethical questions arise. Mostly taxpayers in the United States funded TOPEX/Poseidon and the GPS receiver located on TOPEX/Poseidon. ... There are two altimeters on board TOPEX/Poseidon, one that is provided by NASA and the other, which is known as Poseidon,...
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How the Gods Came to Be

Pluto and Poseidon over heard this, and objected to the idea right away. ... Pluto then told Poseidon, "we should spit the kingdom equally between the two of us." Poseidon agreed, deciding that it wouldn't matter who wins between the two of them. ... He also named Pluto to the underworld because he had the smaller rock than &...
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Enmity between Brothers

Zeus lays down a top-notch threat to Poseidon. ... Zeus and Poseidon certainly hate each other! Zeus wants Poseidon to quit the war and Poseidon wants to make sure Zeus will not hold up the walls of Troy. ... Poseidon is definitely the enemy in these passages. ... Poseidon is ultimately jealous of Zeus. ...
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Comparison of Job and Odysseus

It stems from his encounter with Poseidon's son, Polyphemos. ... His agency was overcome by Poseidon's will. ... Odysseus' men did nothing to offend Poseidon. ... Odysseus endures his hardships and strife until Poseidon is appeased. ... The reason in for Odysseus' torment is obvious: he blinded Poseidon's son. ...
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Revenge in the Odyssey

This now spurs a new challenge for Odysseus: he must get home with Poseidon's obstacles. Poseidon has never really liked Odysseus. ... Consequently, it is a safe assumption that Poseidon will really have it in for Odysseus. ... For Poseidon, this was all for naught since Odysseus is safe on his home island of Ithaka. &...
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The Odyssey1

With the gods in favor of Odysseus return all he had to fight was the challenges Poseidon threw at him. ... Even though Athena played a key role in Odysseus life she was still unable to protect him from the challenges he faced with Poseidon, Calypso, and Helios. ... Athena being Odysseus's wisdom, Helios the jealousy hidden in our ...
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the odyssey

With the gods in favor of Odysseus return all he had to fight was the challenges Poseidon threw at him. ... Even though Athena played a key role in Odysseus life she was still unable to protect him from the challenges he faced with Poseidon, Calypso, and Helios. ... Athena being Odysseus's wisdom, Helios the jealousy hidden in our curiosity,...
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Journey of an Epic Hero

Many gods patronized the Greeks but, especially Poseidon (brother of Zeus and ruler of sea) and Athena (battle goddess and goddess of the city of Athens, Greece). ... Poseidon made the waters very rough and caused a lot of storms which killed many Greeks. ... In the beginning of his journey Poseidon and Athena are very angry with the Gree...
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