Greek name: Poseidon 

Roman name: Neptune

Epithets (Other Names): The Earthshaker

Parentage: Cronus-Rhea

Origin: consort of mother water

Concerns: sea, earthquakes

Attributes: beard, trident, often riding over the sea

Spouse: Amphitrite


Divine children:

Mortal children:

Places of worship: Sounion

Important Myths: Contest with Athena

Poseidon: Images and Texts; see also Poseidon at

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