Poseidon


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Po·sei·don

 (pō-sīd′n, pə-)
n. Greek Mythology
The god of the waters, earthquakes, and horses, and brother of Zeus.

Poseidon

(pɒˈsaɪdən)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the god of the sea and of earthquakes; brother of Zeus, Hades, and Hera. He is generally depicted in art wielding a trident. Roman counterpart: Neptune
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a US submarine-launched ballistic missile

Po•sei•don

(poʊˈsaɪd n, pə-)

n.
the ancient Greek god of the sea and of horses: identified by the Romans with Neptune.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Poseidon - (Greek mythology) the god of the sea and earthquakes in ancient mythologyPoseidon - (Greek mythology) the god of the sea and earthquakes in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and Hades and Hera; identified with Roman Neptune
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations

Poseidon

[pəˈsaɪdən] NPoseidón

Poseidon

nPoseidon m

Poseidon

[pɒˈsaɪdn] nPoseidone m
References in classic literature ?
He informs Oedipus that a stranger who has taken sanctuary at the altar of Poseidon wishes to see him.
A certain man is absent from home for many years; he is jealously watched by Poseidon, and left desolate.
In one instance a considerable and characteristic section can be traced from extant fragments and notices: Salmoneus, son of Aeolus, had a daughter Tyro who bore to Poseidon two sons, Pelias and Neleus; the latter of these, king of Pylos, refused Heracles purification for the murder of Iphitus, whereupon Heracles attacked and sacked Pylos, killing amongst the other sons of Neleus Periclymenus, who had the power of changing himself into all manner of shapes.
And let us equally refuse to believe, or allow to be repeated, the tale of Theseus son of Poseidon, or of Peirithous son of Zeus, going forth as they did to perpetrate a horrid rape; or of any other hero or son of a god daring to do such impious and dreadful things as they falsely ascribe to them in our day: and let us further compel the poets to declare either that these acts were not done by them, or that they were not the sons of gods;-- both in the same breath they shall not be permitted to affirm.
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