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The Contest of Poseidon and Athena

He control the seas, earthquakes and horses. His mean area was seas. He could create giant tidal waves, storms, floods whirlpools, earthquakes, and pretty much anythings reated to the sea from nowhere. He didn't have any specific weaknesses, but he was warlike, moody and unpredictable.

His name is Poseidon, his Greek name is Ποσειδῶν, and his Roman name is Neptune. He was the god of seas. father was Cronus. Cronus ate him when he borned, but his brother Zeus saved him from his father's stomach. his associated with the dolphin, the horse, and the trident. The trident was his weapon, this weapon often represent his powers.

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In Ancient Greece, the first king of Athens, Cecrops, who was half human and half snake, had to find a patron deity for the city state of Athens. Poseidon(the god of seas) and Athena(the goddess of Wisdom and Skill) were very interesting about that in the patronage. Poseidon came first, he used his power, but the water was salty, it was not useful for the population. Athena came after Poseidon, she created an olive tree, it became the symbol of peace and prosperity on Earth. Cecrops was very impressed and happy by Athena's gift. So, Athena became the patron deity for the city state of Athens. Poseidon was unhappy about that. So, he cursed the city of Athens dont have enough of water forever. it made that city dont have enough water until now.

Interesting Facts

1. His powers come from an enchanted trident.2. He is also known as the patron of horses.

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