In Greek mythology, Poseidon and Zeus were brothers (the children of Cronus and Rhea) and two of the Twelve Olympians, the principal gods of the Greek pantheon, residing atop Mount Olympus.

According to a single reference in the Iliad, when the world was divided in three by a draw of lots, Zeus received the sky and air, and Poseidon received the sea. Their sibling Hades received the underworld.


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Introduction (from Wikipedia) In Greek mythology, Poseidon [Pro.( /puh-sy'-duhn/)] is the god of the sea and, as “Earth-Shaker,” of earthquakes. His symbols are the trident, swordfish, dolphin, horse, bull, and pearl shell. In the ancient Greek religion, Zeus is the “Father of Gods and men” (πατὴρ ἀνδρῶν τε θεῶν τε, patḕr andrōn te theōn te) who rules the Olympians of Mount Olympus as a father rules the family. He is the god of sky and thu
Abode Seas and oceans Mount Olympus
Siblings Hades, Demeter, Hestia, Hera, Zeus Hestia, Hades, Hera, Demeter, Poseidon
Parents Cronus and Rhea Cronus and Rhea
Children Theseus, Triton, Polyphemus, Pegasus, Chrysaor, Otos, Ephialtes, Hippothoon, Neleus, Pelias, Merman, Nausithous, Nauplios, Arion, Euadne, Orion, and etc. Ares, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Hebe, Hermes, Heracles, Helen of Troy, Hephaestus, Perseus, Minos, the Muses, the Graces
Consort Amphitrite Hera and various others
Roman equivalent Neptune Jupiter
The Big 3 (brothers) 2nd oldest Youngest
Origin Poseidon was a son of Cronus and Rhea. In most accounts he is swallowed by Cronus at birth but later saved, with his other brothers and sisters, by Zeus. Like other children of Cronus and Rhea, Cronus wanted to swallow Zeus at birth. But when Rhea gave birth to Zeus in Crete, she handed Cronus a rock wrapped in swaddling clothes, which he promptly swallowed.
Symbol Trident, swordfish, dolphin, horse, and bull. Thunderbolt, eagle, bull, and oak.

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