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Poseidon. By: Danse Mayzes, Devonte Borum, and Jake Elder. Names. Greek name: Poseidon Roman name: Neptune (he was commonly called Earthshaker ). Dominion. God of the sea God of the Water God of earthquakes God of horses. Photo courtesy of http://markandrewholmes.com/poseidon.html.

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poseidon

Poseidon

By: Danse Mayzes, Devonte Borum, and Jake Elder

names
Names
  • Greek name: Poseidon
  • Roman name: Neptune

(he was commonly called Earthshaker)

dominion
Dominion
  • God of the sea
  • God of the Water
  • God of earthquakes
  • God of horses

Photo courtesy of http://markandrewholmes.com/poseidon.html

symbols
Symbols
  • Trident; three pronged spear

(gift from the Cyclopes)

  • Dolphins
parents
Parents
  • Mother: Rhea d
  • Father: Cronus

Story of birth: he was vomited out by his father

Photo courtesy of www.theoi.com

the story of poseidon s birth
The Story of Poseidon’s Birth

Photo courtesy of http://roweboat.org/minimum-zeus-or-poseidon-statue/

notes
Notes

- Cronus was told in a prophesy that one of his children would overthrow him.

  • He swallowed every child except Zeus.
  • Zeus grew stronger and made a poison for his dad which then made him vomit up Poseidon and the rest of the children.
work citied
Work Citied
  • http://www.paleothea.com/Pictures/DyktainaZikos.jpg
  • http://homepages.wmich.edu/~johnsorh/Myth/images/cronus.gif
  • Johnson, priya. “Poseidon Myths.”
  • Buzzle web portal: Intelligent Life on the web. 22 nov. 2011
  • http:// www.buzzle.com/articles/
  • Pinsent, John. Greek Mythology New York P.Bedrick,1983.Print.
  • Poseidon." Encyclopedia Mythica: Mythology, Folklore, and Religion. Web. 29 Nov. 2011. .
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