Poseidon - God of the Ocean. - Greek God. Poseidon Poisdon is the God of the Ocean and one of the twelve Olympian deities.
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Poseidon - God of the Ocean. - Greek God

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Poseidon - God of the Ocean.

Poseidon (Poisdon) is the God of the Ocean and one of the twelve Olympian deities. He is also referred to as "Earth-Shaker" due to his role in causing earthquakes. He is usually depicted as an older male with curly hair and beard. Poseidon was a son of Cronus and Rhea, he was swallowed by Cronus at birth but later saved by Zeus.

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Area of Influence:
Oceans, Seas, Earthquakes

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Sea

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Water

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Trident, Fish, Dolphin, Horse, Bull

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Greek - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Achelous

River God

God

Achlys

Goddess of Misery and Sadness.

Goddess

Aether

God of the Air

God

Aion

Hellenistic god of cyclical or unbounded time

God

Althaea

Birth Goddess.

Goddess

Amphitrite

Sea Goddess

Goddess

Anagke

Goddess of Destiny.

Goddess

Aphrodite

Goddess of Love and Beauty

Goddess

Apollo

God of Music

God

Arachne

Spider Goddess

Goddess

Ares

God of War

God

Artemis

Goddess of the Night and the Hunt.

Goddess

Athena

Goddess of Wisdom, War, Art, Industry, Justice, and Skill.

Goddess

Bendis

Moon Goddess

Goddess

Boreas

God of the north wind.

God

Callisto

Moon Goddess

Goddess

Circe

Goddess of Aeaea and magic.

Goddess

Cotys

Fertility Goddess.

Goddess

Cybele

Goddess of Mountains.

Goddess

Demeter

Goddess of Corn, Grain, and the Harvest.

Goddess

Dionysus

God of Wine, Agriculture, and Fertility of Nature.

God

Echindna

Goddess of all monsters.

Goddess

Eileithyia

Goddess of Childbirth and Midwifery.

Goddess

Eirene

Goddess of peace.

Goddess

Eos

Goddess of the Dawn.

Goddess

Erebus

God of Darkness

God

Eris

Goddess of Discord and Strife.

Goddess

Eros

God of Procreation.

God

Eurus

God of the East Wind.

God

Gaia

Goddess of the Earth

Goddess

Glaucus

God of the Sea.

God

Hades

Ruler of the Underworld

God

Hecate

Moon Goodess and the Underworld

Goddess

Helios

God of the Sun

God

Hemera

Goddess of the Day

Goddess

Hephaestus

God of Smiths and Fire.

God

Hera

Goddess of Marriage and Birth

Goddess

Hermes

God of Riches, Trade, and Luck.

God

Hestia

Goddess of Hearth Fire and Domestic Life.

Goddess

Hymen

God of marriage ceremonies.

God

Hypnos

God of Sleep.

God

Kronos

God of Chaos and disorder.

God

Leucothea

Sea Goddess.

Goddess

Morpheus

God of Dreams and Dreaming.

God

Nemesis

Goddess of revenge.

Goddess

Nereus

God of the Sea.

God

Notus

God of the South Wind.

God

Nyx

Goddess of Night

Goddess

Oceanus

God of the World Ocean.

God

Pan

God of Nature

God

Peitho

Goddess of Persuasion and Seduction.

Goddess

Persephone

Goddess of the Underworld

Goddess

Phanes

God of Creation.

God

Pluto

God on the Underworld.

God

Pontus

God of the Sea.

God

Poseidon

God of the Ocean.

God

Proteus

God of the Sea.

God

Selene

Goddess of the Moon

Goddess

Sphrosyne

Goddess of moderation and self-control.

Goddess

Terpsichore

Goddess of choral song and dancing.

Goddess

Uranus

God of the Heavens

God

Zephyrus

God of the West Wind.

God

Zeus

Ruler of all the Gods.

God

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