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The son of Cronus and Rhea, Poseidon is one of six siblings who eventually "divided the power of the world." His brothers and sisters include: Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Zeus.
Poseidon was relied upon by sailors for a safe voyage on the sea.
Poseidon is Greek for "Husband" (possibly of wheat), and therefore it is thought that he and Demeter (goddess of wheat) are a good match because they reign as the god and goddess of fertility.
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/poseidon.html   (577 words)

  Poseidon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Given Poseidon's connection with horses as well as the sea, and the landlocked situation of the likely Indo-European homeland, some scholars have proposed that Poseidon was originally an aristocratic horse-god who was then assimilated to Near Eastern aquatic deities when the basis of the Greek livelihood shifted from the land to the sea.
Poseidon was a major civic god of several cities: in Athens, he was second only to Athena in importance; while in Corinth and many cities of Magna Graecia he was the chief god of the polis.
Poseidon was a son of Cronus and Rhea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Poseidon   (1678 words)

Poseidon was the eldest son of Rhea and Cronos, and he vied for his portion of rulership over creation with his brothers Zeus and Hades.
Poseidon corresponds with Neptune and Trump XII, THE HANGED MAN. This "hanged man" is the execution of the judgment of the previous trump.
Poseidon, as consort of the earth, was thought to fertilize her with his waters, much as sperm fertilizes the female.
zero-point.tripod.com /pantheon/Poseidon.html   (8579 words)

 Poseidon - MSN Encarta
Poseidon, in Greek mythology, god of the sea, the son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea, and the brother of Zeus and Hades.
Poseidon was the husband of Amphitrite, one of the Nereids, by whom he had a son, Triton.
Poseidon had numerous other love affairs, however, especially with nymphs of springs and fountains, and was the father of several children famed for their wildness and cruelty, among them the giant Orion and the Cyclops Polyphemus.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761579209   (250 words)

 Poseidon, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Poseidon, the earth-shaker, was alotted the dominion of the sea (just as Zeus got the sky, and Hades the Underworld); and he received the trident from the CYCLOPES (just as Zeus got the thunderbolt, and Hades a helmet).
Poseidon, they say, was the first who came to Attica; and with a blow of his trident on the Acropolis, he produced a sea or, as some say, just a well of sea-water that could be seen in the Erechtheum on the Acropolis not far from the outline of the trident on the rock.
According to the Libyans Athena was the daughter of Poseidon and Lake Tritonis.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Poseidon.html   (2893 words)

 POSEIDON : Greek god of the sea & earthquakes ; mythology ; pictures : NEPTUNE
The palace of Poseidon was in the depth of the sea near Aegae in Euboea (xiii.
Poseidon their created the horse, and Athena called forth the olive tree, for which the honour was conferred upon her.
The symbol of Poseidon's power was the trident, or a spear with three points, with which he used to shatter rocks, to call forth or subdue storms, to shake the earth, and the like.
www.theoi.com /Olympios/Poseidon.html   (2241 words)

 Poseidon, Greece, Greek mythology
Originally, Poseidon was the god of water, but later became a sea-god as well as the ultimate master of the wells and rivers.
Poseidon was also the horse-god, and the ancient Greeks would sacrifice horses to him and sink them into the sea.
Poseidon had wanted to be the protector of Athens, and in a competition with Athena about the city, he offered a spring to the Athenians.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/poseidon.htm   (305 words)

 Mythography | The Greek God Poseidon in Myth and Art
Possibly because of the association between violent storms and the sea, Poseidon was often depicted in mythology as an angry, turbulent god.
For instance, Poseidon was relentless in his persecution of Odysseus after the hero blinded the god's son Polyphemus (details of this tale can be found in the Odyssey, which is an epic poem by the Greek poet Homer).
In addition, Poseidon was so furious with King Laomedon when he was denied payment for building the walls of Troy that the vengeful god sent a sea-monster to destroy the countryside as punishment.
www.loggia.com /myth/poseidon.html   (447 words)

 Poseidon - Computer Aided Surveillance
Poseidon, the world's first computer-aided drowning prevention system has been the subject of exceptional media coverage and is recognized by the industry as a computer vision technology breakthrough.
Poseidon represents a number of firsts, among them the first computer vision application to save a life.
Poseidon consists of a network of cameras placed in and around the swimming pool, connected to a PC that executes Vision IQ's CAS software.
www.vision-iq.com /us/Products/poseidon.htm   (235 words)

 AllRefer.com - Poseidon (Ancient Religion) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After the fall of the Titans, Poseidon was allotted the sea.
Poseidon was represented as extremely powerful, with a violent and vengeful disposition.
When Laomedon failed to pay him for building the walls of Troy, Poseidon sent a sea monster to ravage the Troad and years later vengefully assisted the Greeks in the Trojan War.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Poseidon.html   (264 words)

 Poseidon - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
In Greek Mythology, Poseidon was the god of the sea, known to the Romans as Neptune, and to the Etruscans as Nethuns.
Poseidon's chariot was pulled by a hippocampus or horses.
Poseidon is best known for his hatred of Odysseus, preventing his return home to Ithaca for many years.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Poseidon   (1202 words)

 Poseidon (Amalgam Universe)
Poseidon and his godly brethren wielded the power to shape the lives of humankind, but as the Earth-bound mortals progressed and became more and more to be their own masters (and masters of their world), they began to turn slowly away from the Gods of Olympus.
Poseidon claimed that since Wonder Woman's eye and hand were drawn so naturally to the statuette as opposed to any of the other treasures in his undersea grotto, it proved that it was no accident that brought her to the vessel that Poseidon destroyed so many years ago.
Poseidon revealed to Wonder Woman how it was by his hand that more than one thousand people (including her biological parents) were consumed by the sea and killed years ago.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/amposedn.htm   (3197 words)

Poseidon was the Greek god of the sea and earthquakes.
Poseidon was depicted as a bearded man with long hair, holding a trident and accompanied by dolphins and fish.
Poseidon was the brother of Zeus and Hades.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/Definitions_gods/Poseidon_def.html&edu=high   (250 words)

 Poseidon * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Poseidon is the son of Kronos (Cronos) and Rheia, brother of Zeus, Hades, Hestia, Demeter and Hera.
Poseidon was commonly called the Earth-Shaker and the Earth-Encircler in the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer.
Polyphemos was the son of Poseidon and the sea nymph Thoosa.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/poseidon.html   (3601 words)

 Drowning detection, pool surveillance with Poseidon
Poseidon is the lifeguard's third eye that never blinks.
Poseidon helps lifeguards monitor swimmers' trajectories, and can alert them in seconds to a swimmer in trouble.
With Poseidon in place, lifeguards have the drowning detection tool they need to increase their chances of saving a life and reduce the likelihood that a person will suffer long-term damage as a result of an incident.
www.poseidon-tech.com /us/system.html   (160 words)

Poseidon vied with Athena to be patron deity of Athens.
The people of Athens were careful, all the same, to honor Poseidon as well (as soon as his anger calmed down and he withdrew the flood of seawater with which he ravaged the land after his loss in the contest with Athena).
Poseidon was father of the hero Theseus, although the mortal Aegeus also claimed this distinction.
www.mythweb.com /gods/Poseidon.html   (583 words)

 Poseidon (2006)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the sun setting in the distance and the immense size of the vessel itself contrasted with the deep blue of the water, this is a visually astounding entrance to a movie that is unfortunately very shallow indeed.
A remake of the classic disaster movie The Poseidon Adventure, this tells much the same story with a small group of passengers trying to escape a doomed ocean liner after it capsizes due to a freak wave.
Poseidon may make for a diverting hour and a half but Hollywood needs to learn a valuable lesson about plotting: bigger explosions and insane stunts are nowhere near as impressive if we don't care about the people involved.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0409182   (721 words)

POSEIDON was launched in January 2004 and ended in March 2007.
The project tackled the challenge of developing an innovative and integrated approach as well as new methods that aim at the systematic establishment of economic development and social inclusion at the local level.
The total budget of the POSEIDON project amounted to approximately EUR 2.0 million, and was co-financed under the Interreg IIIC "East Zone" Community Initiative Programme.
www.poseidon-partnership.net   (269 words)

 Poseidon Family - temperature humidity and dry contact sensors over XML, Modbus over TCP, SNMP Trap, Email etc.
Poseidon can increase the protection of your devices and data by monitoring the environment, wehere your technology is located.
A detailed overview of the poseidon family models and their features can be found in the "Poseidon models " table.
Poseidon units are supplied in several models, which differ as shown in the table.
www.hwgroup.cz /products/poseidon/index_en.html   (1187 words)

 Poseidon - History for Kids!
Poseidon, in Greek mythology, is the brother of Zeus and Hades, and so also the brother of Demeter and Hera.
One is the story of Phaedra, which shows Poseidon more or less as a blind, uncaring force, rather like the oceans and earthquakes he controls.
You might think of Poseidon as representing physis, nature, in the Greek mind, and that when people sacrifice to Poseidon they are trying to control nature, to reduce chaos to rationality, to establish nomos, or law.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/religion/poseidon.htm   (391 words)

Poseidon was the Lord of the seas, the son of Cronus and Rhea.
Moreover, Poseidon's quarrels with other Olympian gods (Poseidon-Athena, Poseidon-Hera) take place in regions which are in or near seismic zones even today or were such in the past.
Apart from Poseidon there is a plethora of other sea-deities: Oceanus, Pontus, Thalassa (Sea) or Tethys, Forkys, Thaumas, Nereus, Nereides, Oceanides, Triton, Proteus, Glaucus etc. This plethora of sea-gods and goddesses indicates how much associated Prehistoric Hellenes were with Water which constituted one of the three fundamental forms of the Universe.
www.greece.org /poseidon/work/argonautika/cosmo6.html   (364 words)

 Poseidon: Zeus Official Expansion for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Poseidon landed the sea, and eventually the ocean deity stumbled upon a beautiful island inhabited by the even more beautiful Cleito.
Poseidon is chock-full of the usual suspects with 25 new episodes in four new adventures, new units to command during war, new monsters and new civilizations.
Poseidon is much more about prettying the game up than it is about changing gameplay or adding new features, but when it comes down to it, aren't all city-building games really just about constructing a beautiful city and watching the populace thrive in it?
www.gamezilla.com /review.aspx?review=7720   (744 words)

Poseidon has a close relationship with the maritime schools in Croatia, and have installations in both Maritime Highschools and Universities.
Poseidon is one of the companies that are specially mentioned in the report.
Poseidon has used Qt for years already and the release of Qt Jambi expands the use of Qt, Trolltech’s flagship C++ based product, to a large and growing market of Java developers.
www.poseidon.no   (855 words)

 software:poseidon [wonkowiki]
Poseidon is a simple, minimalistic weblog system written in PHP.
Poseidon speaks to MySQL on the back end and spits out 100% valid XHTML on the front end, using CSS to handle design and layout.
Poseidon is open source software distributed under the terms of the GPL.
wiki.wonko.com /software/poseidon   (213 words)

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