The main characters in "The Lightning Thief" are Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase, Grover Underwood, Sally Jackson, Luke Castellan, Poseidon and Zeus. Percy Jackson is the hero and narrator of "The Lightning Thief."Continue Reading
Percy is the son of Poseidon, the ruler of the sea and one of the "Big Three" gods. His mother is a mortal named Sally Jackson, making Percy a demigod. Annabeth Chase is Percy's friend and daughter of the Greek goddess, Athena. Percy's best friend is Grover Underwood, who is a satyr. Both Annabeth and Grover help Percy in his quest.
"The Lightning Thief" is a fantasy-adventure young adult novel that was written by Rick Riordan. It is the first book in the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series, and characters from Greek mythology are used in the novel.Learn more about Fiction
The riptide pen is the sword of the main character, Percy Jackson, in the "Percy Jackson" series. The sword is made of a special material that can kill gods, demigods and other mythological creatures.Full Answer >
Odysseus faced a number of obstacles on his way home from the Trojan War that Poseidon, god of the sea, placed in his way. After the end of the war, Odysseus was standing on a cliff, overlooking the sea, praising himself for his cunning in fooling the Trojans with the wooden horse that contained Greek soldiers. Poseidon heard him and was angry at Odysseus' arrogance.Full Answer >
According to the "Iliad" of Homer, when the three sons of Cronus and Rhea divided up the world by lot, Zeus became the god of the sky, Hades became the god of the underworld, and Poseidon became the god of the sea. In Greek mythology, Poseidon was not only the god of the sea and water, but also of earthquakes and horses.Full Answer >
Cronus had six children with his wife Rhea (Zeus, Demeter, Poseidon, Hera, Hades and Hestia) and one child (Chiron) with Philyra. He was one of the Titans of Greek mythology. Cronus is known for swallowing his children and later being overthrown by his son, Zeus.Full Answer >