Poseidon God of the sea

The Greek god Poseidon is analogous to the Roman god Neptune.

Neptune on the left and Poseidon on the right. They are the same god.

Poseidon was the son of the gods Rhea and Cronus. His brothers are the gods Zeus and Hades.

Poseidon's main symbols were the trident and the horse.

Poseidon's trident on the left and his horse on the right.

Poseidon had the ability to change his shape when needed, like during war.


Poseidon was in love with Demeter at one point. To deter him, Demeter told Poseidon to go make the most beautiful animal they have ever seen, and Poseidon made the first horse.

Learn a lot more about Poseidon by watching this YouTube video!

Works Cited: Felson, Nancy. "Poseidon." World Book Student. World Book, 2017. Web. 6 Jan. 2017.

Greek, Mythology R. "Poseidon." Poseidon. Greek Mythology, n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2017.

"Poseidon." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2017.


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