Myths and Legends: Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. E.M. Berens, adapted by Newsela staff. Word Count Greek mythology is thousands of years old. The Broken Trident of Poseidon is the th episode of Legends of the Hidden Temple. One of the. Poseidon was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of .. The End of Atlantis – New Light on an Old Legend. London: Children : Theseus , Triton , Polyphemus , Orion . Pelias became afterwards famous in the story of the Argonauts, and Neleus was the father of Nestor, who was distinguished in the Trojan War. Legends of the Hidden Temple Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Achelous Asopus Enipeus Scamander. His usual attributes are the trident, horse, and dolphin. For this reason Poseidon like Hera bore an implacable hatred against the Trojans, from which not even Aeneas was excepted Hom. She spurned his advances, turning herself into a mare so that she could hide in a herd of horses; he saw through the deception and became a stallion and captured suche und finde spiele. Over all, these are characteristics that make gods look more like people with powers and strength rather than good and benign gods. The greeks feared Poseidon's violent temper, which manifested itself in thunderstorms and earthquakes. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of horses. We do not know if "Posedeia" was a sea-goddess. If we take the myth literally, then we would say that Hephaestus manufactured some sort of weapon that appeared thunder-like as no one knew anything equivalent. The secret life of an ancient concubine. However he was originally a god of the waters, and therefore he became the "earth-shaker", because the Greeks believed that the cause of the earthquakes was the erosion of the rocks by the waters, by the rivers who they saw to disappear into the earth and then to burst out again. Zeus, lord of Olympus, was a weather god, controller of lightning, thunder and rain. Everywhere fountains of glistening, silvery water played; everywhere groves and arbours of feathery-leaved sea-plants appeared, whilst rocks of pure crystal glistened with all the varied colours of the rainbow. The Greeks had one word devoted to ghosts that frightened horses during a chariot race—a Taraxippus. Not all of Poseidon's children were human. Nor was illumination wanting in this fairy-like region, which at night was lit up by the glow-worms of the deep. There is also Triton the merman , Polyphemus the cyclops and, finally, Alebion and Bergion and Otos and Ephialtae the giants. Legends of the Hidden Temple Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Features Greek mythology Ancient Greek philosophy Hellenistic philosophy Ancient Greek religion Polytheism Henosis Monism Pantheism Orthopraxy. In an archaic myth, Poseidon once pursued Demeter. Poseidon seduced many nymphs and mortal woman often in the guise of an animal or flowing water. Entrances to the underworld Rivers Acheron Cocytus Eridanos Lethe Phlegethon Styx.