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In Greek mythology, Poseidon was the god of the sea and protector of all water. The Greeks relied upon water for survival because it was crucial for food, shipping and trade, among other things. The thought was that if P... More »

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Greek mythology is a collection of stories about Greek gods, goddesses, demi-gods and creatures that provide explanations for how things came into existence, natural order and certain Greek traditions. The earliest Greek... More »

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Poseidon's infatuation with Demeter led to the creation of the horse. He built the impenetrable walls of Troy with the god Apollo. Poseidon unintentionally fathered many heroes, including Theseus, and many creatures, suc... More »

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According to Reference.com, Poseidon is the god of water and the seas in Greek mythology. Poseidon is the son of Cronus and Rhea, and his brothers include Zeus and Hades. Since he is god of all water, Poseidon is closely... More »

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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 Gr... More »

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In Greek mythology, Poseidon lives in an underwater palace in the sea instead of on Mt. Olympus with the other gods. Poseidon is god of the sea, horses and earthquakes. More »

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Zeus is the god of the sky and aerial phenomena in Greek mythology; his brother Poseidon is the god of the sea. Poseidon is the elder of the two, but Zeus is more powerful and the ruler of all gods. Zeus' signature weapo... More »

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