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1.
The Mythology in the Story of Poseidon

Poseidon and the attack of RellimsAfter 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 in Poseidon's sea....
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The God of the Sea " Poseidon "

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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Odysseus Brutality and Earns the Wrath of Poseidon

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 Odysseus and theref...
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The Odyssey: Odysseus's Journey from Troy to Ithak

During his journey Odysseus is impeded by Poseidon and assisted by Athena. ... Homer shows that Zeus is neutral to Odysseus return, unlike Athena and Poseidon. ... 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. ...
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The Greek God Poseidon

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. ... The horse, the symbol of gushing springs, and the bull were sacred animals to Poseidon. In classical artwork, Poseidon very much resembles Zeus. ... Poseidon had a prominent part in n...
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Role of the Gods

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 Odysse...
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The Greek Gods

His sisters where Hera, Demeter, and Hestia his brothers where Hades, and Poseidon. ... Athene was a kalous goddess.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. Zeus won so he chose the sky Poseidon chose the sea and Hades was always unlucky so...
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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).Some other minor and less important gods and goddesses explain ideas and simply give an explanation to why thi...
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The Acropolis of Athens

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 King of Underworld

HadesAfter overthrowing Cronus, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades drew lots for shares of the world. ... Each time Persephone returns to Hades, Demeter hardens her heart and the earth is wracked with bitter cold and harsh winds.Hades is often confused with the Roman god, Pluto.Hades He was Zeus' and Poseidon's brother who was the King of the De...
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The Athenian 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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Journey of Odysseus and His Conquering of Troy

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 fa...
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Odysseus' Personal Qualities

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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Response Paper: Greek Gods Vs God

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. ... Obviously it wa...
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Odysseus Journey

Completing a JourneyIts 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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The Navigation System with Timing And Ranging

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.The TOPEX/Poseidon satellite is equipped with a "state-of-the-art" radar altimetry system. There are two altimeters on board TOPEX/Poseidon, one that is provided by NASA and...
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How the Gods Came to Be

Pluto and Poseidon over heard this, and objected to the idea right away. Poseidon thensaid, "how about I being the great ruler of the sky, and everything beyond." ... Pluto then told Poseidon, "we should spit thekingdom equally between the two of us." Poseidon agreed, deciding that it wouldn'tmatter who wins between the two of...
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Enmity between Brothers

(Iliad 394).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. ... Poseidon hates Zeus because he is jealous Zeus got the heavens. ...
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Job and Odysseus: The Comparison

It stems from his encounter with Poseidon's son, Polyphemos. ... Odysseus' men did nothing to offend Poseidon. ... It was not fate and his men's stupidity was not arbitrary; it was Poseidon. ... Odysseus endures his hardships and strife until Poseidon is appeased. ... The reason in for Odysseus' torment is obvious: he blinded Pose...
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The Great Adventures of Odysseus

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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Greeks in 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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The Classic Journey of Odysseus

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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Trojan War and The Adventures of Odysseus

All of the gods felt sorry for him, except Poseidon. ... Poseidon makes a storm. ... They went into a cave for shelter and got trapped by Polyphemus, son of Poseidon. ... Then plant the oar like a tree and make an offerring to Poseidon. ... Odysseus sacrifices 20 prime bulls and 20 prime heifers to appease Poseidon. ...
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"Richard the Lion Hearted"

Zeus had two brothers, Poseidon and Hades. ... Like Zeus, Poseidon was not very faithful to his spouse and had many affairs with the nymphs. Poseidon fathered several children who were extremely cruel and wild. ... In art, Poseidon is generally featured holding a trident and accompanied by a dolphin. Also, Poseidon was said to have created many&#...
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