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Poseidon Facts – 46 Interesting Facts About Poseidon

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Poseidon facts: 46 Interesting facts about Poseidon. Poseidon the god of the sea and the protector of oceans is a character who is noble butt has shades of grey also. He is the brother of Zeus and Hades, and has a major say in the running of the world. He keeps the tempestuous oceans under control and is worshipped by seamen asking him to ensure a safe voyage to their ships.

Poseidon Facts

Poseidon is also known as the God of Sea and is considered one of the most violent and ill tempered and greedy Olympian God.

He was born to Cronus and Rhea and was swallowed by his father along with Hades, Hestia and Hera. However in another version of the story says that Poseidon like Zeus was saved by his mother who concealed him among a flock of sheep and feigned to have given birth to a colt which was eaten up by Cronus.

In yet another myth nurse of Poseidon, Arne denied knowing where he was when Cronus came searching and later Poseidon was raised by the Telchines on Rhodes

When the Titans were finally defeated by the Gods and the spoils of the war was being shared between the three Gods-Zeus controlled the sky, Hades the underworld and Poseidon the sea.

Seafarers relied upon Poseidon for a safe and productive voyage.

Poseidon was bestowed upon the sea dominion after the fall off Titan.

He has two brothers Zeus and Hades, each master of their realms.

He is worshiped as a God pertaining to sea and navigation.

He is also considered as a fertility God.

Poseidon means husband in Greek.

Facts about Poseidon

He always carried a three pronged spear or a trident

He can strike the Earth with his trident and cause and earthquake. Therefore he is also known as “Earth Shaker”

He has a palace made of gems and coral which is located on the Ocean Floor. However he prefers to stay at Mount Olympus more often than his palace.

Poseidon is morose by nature and his disposition was unstable at best. His mood swings often leads to violence and disaster.

His attitude is much similar to Zeus and always likes to flaunt his masculinity and exert power over women. However there are instances when his efforts had a positive outcome and appreciated. Poseidon saved Amymone from a satyr.

He likes to move around in a chariot pulled by horses.

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