What Were Poseidon's Responsibilities?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 2:53:28 PM ET
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Poseidon is the Greek God of the Sea, and as such he had responsibilities such as protecting and/or killing fishermen and sailors perceived to be a threat to the ancient Greeks. Furthermore, Poseidon oversaw earthquakes, was the patron of horses and was also thought to be involved in the presence of epilepsy.