Poseidon - • Goes against Athena for being the chief god...

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Poseidon Roman: Neptune How Poseidon came to be: How Amphitrite came to be Children of Poseidon (plus Triton from marriage)
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Other ocean dwellers Not a very nice god Weapon: trident (pitchfork) Married to Amphitrite May have been associated with land earlier because of his rule of earthquakes and is the father of the first horse (with his sister Demeter)
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Unformatted text preview: • Goes against Athena for being the chief god of Athens o Chariot race and giving of a gift o Gave a spring of water…just happened to be salt water, lost to Athena’s olive • Son: Polyphemus o Tall, hairy, Cyclopes o Falls in love with Galatea (Amphitrite’s sister), she doesn’t love him, he throws a mountain on the man that she does love...
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