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Unformatted text preview: -- He is an angry god, god of the sea and can create earthquakes. -- Is associated with bulls (reflects angry nature) and horses.-- Poseidon turns himself into a stallion to go after Demeter, a mare. They have son Arion(winged horse) and Desponia. -- He is worshipped at Sounion.-- Has an affair with Medusa. Pegasus (winged horse) springs up from her neck. When Poseidon slays her, Hippocamp is born. Polyphemus is in love with Galatea. He is a Cyclops, being very ugly. He argues that it is the natural order of things that men should be covered in hair and his one eye is like the sun, which is so grand. It does not work to seduce Galatea. (From Ovids Metamorphoses)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Magill during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08