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 »

According to Greek mythology, Poseidon is the god of the sea and is one of the 12 gods known as the Olympians. Poseidon is the son of Cronus and Rhea, and he is the brother of Zeus, the god of the sky. More »

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According to Greek mythology, Poseidon fathered Atlas, Triton, Rhode, Benthesicyme, Pegasus, Chrysaor, Areion, Polyphemus, Otos, Ephialtes, Neleus, Pelias, Nausithoos, Nauplios, Euadne, Orion, and according to some accou... More »

Zeus, Poseidon and Hades are the Greek gods of Olympus who ruled over the sky, the sea and the underworld, respectively. Some of the other major Olympian gods are Ares, Athena, Apollo, Artemis and Aphrodite. More »

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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 a... More »

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 »

Hades, the Greek god of the Underworld, is the son of Cronus and Rhea. His brothers are Zeus, the leader of the Olympians, and Poseidon, the god of the sea. His sisters are Hera, Zeus's wife and goddess of marriage and f... More »