This is because Odysseus blinds and mocks Poseidons Cyclopean son Polyphemus

This is because odysseus blinds and mocks poseidons

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This is because Odysseus blinds and mocks Poseidon’s Cyclopean son Polyphemus Pelops, son of Tantalus, Poseidon’s favorite mortals Gives him winged chariot and untiring horses to defeat King Oenomaus, to dispose Myrtilus, and marry Oenomaus daughter Hippodamia He has abilities to change his form to seduce others Violates Demeter in form of horse Medusa as a bird Melantho as a dolphin Has children, many of his mortal children violate laws of xenia Fathers heroes like Theseus “king of Athens”, Aethra, Argonauts Falls in love with sea nymph Amphitrite, daughter of Nereus
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Hades: Roman: Pluto, born of Cronus and Rhea, lord of underworld, god of dead Cult Centers: Elis, Mt. Minthe Has dark beard, scepter, cornucopia, helmet of invisibility “House of Hades” Hades’ wife is Persephone, daughter of Zeus and Demeter Homer Hymn: Persephone’s abduction by Hades while she is picking flowers in a field Their marriage used to explain seasonal cycle, death, and rebirth Lends his helmet of invisibility to gods and mortals like Perseus, Athena, Hermes Hera: Roman: Juno, born of Rhea and Cronus, jealous wife and sister of Zeus Goddess of childbirth, fertility, and marriage, queen of heaven Cow is the sacred animal Marries Zeus on islands of Hesperides Bore three children Zeus: Zreas, Hebe “Youth”, and Eileithyia “goddess of childbirth” Hera bore Hephaestus asexually in retaliation for Athena’s birth from Zeus’s head In the Iliad: Hera famously borrows Aphrodite’s magic girdle and seduces Zeus on Mount Ida while he watches the Trojan War Enchanted belt makers her irresistibly alluring, distracts Zeus while assisting her beloved Greeks in battle Zeus expresses his maddening desire for girdled Hera by comparing her to all of the other women he has slept with Most jealous wife of Zeus Zeus slept with Leto prior to marrying Hera Hera seeks vengeance on Leto by forbidding all the lands under the sun to allow Leto a place where she might give birth to Apollo and Artemis Another myth, Zeus deftly transforms his lover Io into a cow while seducing her in effort to escape Hera’s detection Myths of Hercules: Hera delays Hercules birth, sends deadly snakes to his crib Drives Hercules mad where he kills his own wife and children Hercules performs his famous and perilous Twelve Labors in order to atone for these madness-induced murders Demeter: Roman: Ceres, daughter of Cronus and Rhea, goddess of grain, harvest, fertility Cult center: Eleusis, bearer of fruit furrows, of the earth Zeus weds Demeter and conceives Persephone
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Persephone gets abducted by Hades while gathering flowers in a meadow, gets brought to the underworld to make her his bride Zeus aware of Hades intentions and overlooked the abduction Demeter finds Helios, witnesses the abduction Grief and angered at Hades, abandons the Olympian gods
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