Poseidon is one of the many Greek gods in ancient history that is set apart from the many Others. He is considered the most disruptive and destructive god Of all time. He is the god sea, and is responsible for many storms, earthquakes, and tsunami’s. He is the son Of Crocus and Rhea, and brother Of Zeus, the god Of the heavens and earth. Poseidon and his wife Amphitheatre live at the bottom of the sea in a palace engulfed with a garden of corals and shimmering pearls.
Poseidon does have one son who is named Triton which is half man and half fish. However, Poseidon did have many other offspring such as Polymorphous the Cyclops, Pegasus, Charladies the ship eating monster, and Orion the hunter, Poseidon was not always the god of the sea, after his mother conceived her many sons and daughters, Crocus the tatter concluded that one to children would over throw him, As a result, he tried to kill the sixth child, but did not succeed, As an effect, there was a war between the sixth child and Crocus.
Poseidon and his two brothers helped the sixth child, and the titans sided with Crocus, This war was ultimately for control of the universe, and the Olympian won. Poseidon and his two brothers then decided who will get which domain of the universe. Zeus got the heavens and earth, Hades attained the underworld, and Poseidon the Just 2 Poseidon is mostly depicted in ancient Greek art as a bearded man With his trident in his hand.
He is also usually seen riding his gold chariot by hippopotamus. Which are half horse half serpent animals. Poseidon was also said to have held Isthmus of Corinth in great regard, it is unknown but it was probably an important seas route. Poseidon castle is in Cousin’s where the Isthmian games ere held in his honor, Poseidon also features in Homers Odyssey as a major protagonist in the Trojan War of Homer’s Iliad. He also features in the odyssey as the arch nemesis of Odysseus.
Poseidon is also most often depicted as a deep “sounding earth shaker”. Poseidon the god Of seas is set apart from other gods because he was one of the most fierce and violent. He is also one to the most well-known gods among the Greek gods and one of the most famous.