"Poseidon" Essays and Research Papers

  • Poseidon

    This article is about the Greek god. For other uses, see Poseidon (disambiguation). Page semi-protected Poseidon God of the...

    Athena, Cronus, Demeter 1916  Words | 7  Pages

  • Troy Poseidon

    sea, protector of all waters. Poseidon is the brother of Zeus. After the overthrow of their Father Cronus he drew lots with Zeus and Hades,...

    Athena, Athens, Cronus 1099  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poseidon and Aquaman

    2012 Poseidon an Aquaman Poseidon, the God of the sea is one of the most powerful Gods in Greek Mythology. “The son of Cronus...

    Aquaman, Cronus, Demeter 830  Words | 2  Pages

  • Zeus vs. Poseidon

    Zeus-God of the Sky vs. Poseidon-God of the Sea Dominican College Anthony Mauriello...

    Cronus, Demeter, Greek mythology 1368  Words | 4  Pages

  • Athena vs. Poseidon

    Athens, one of the chief city-states of all of ancient Greece, was a city greatly desired by two powerful deities: Athena and Poseidon. The...

    Athena, Athens, Greek mythology 1618  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poseidon The God Of The Sea

    Poseidon's Appearance: Poseidon is a bearded, older man usually pictured with seashells and other sealife. Poseidon often...

    Earth, Earthquake, Odyssey 1089  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poseidon

    Poseidon, known by many names like Lord of the Seas, Earth-Shaker, Rain-God, Cloud-Gatherer, and Poseidon of the Thunderbolt, The...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Hades 580  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poseidon

    9/24/13 Poseidon Poseidon is one of the many Greek gods in ancient...

    Greek mythology, Homer, Iliad 429  Words | 2  Pages

  • Comparison of Job and Odysseus

    curse God. No one, except himself, could prevent Job from cursing God. Yet, he refuses to curse God, even though He is responsible for his suffering....

    Agency, Free will, God 1635  Words | 4  Pages

  • Parthenon

    goddess of wisdom, and Poseidon, the god of the seas and rivers. Now, Athena was one of Zeus's daughters, and you might expect that her father...

    Athena, Athena Parthenos, Athens 1250  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Journey of Odysseus and Te

    giants. Leaving most of his men in a sheltered cove, Odysseus then entered the island with one crew only. They wandered around, encountering, and foolishly...

    Greek mythology, Homer, Iliad 2582  Words | 6  Pages

  • Mythology Film Review (Percy Jackson)

    Alex Beecher ENG 215 5/31/12 Film Review Perseus Abound For this film review, I watched the film Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief....

    Athena, Greek mythology, Heracles 1003  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Immortals

    but maims Lysander for being a traitor. Hyperion's forces attack Theseus' village, murdering the villagers and Aethra, and taking Theseus captive. The old...

    Dionysus, Gaia, Greek mythology 1026  Words | 3  Pages

  • Conflict Between Gods and Humans in Gilgamesh and "The Odyssey"

    Odysseus has to overcome is the fury of Poseidon after blinding his son, a Kyklopes. In fact, he bring the wrath of Poseidon upon...

    Deity, Enkidu, Epic of Gilgamesh 1779  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Rasie Turner Ms. Neff English 1030 22 September 2010 The Odyssey Greek gods and goddesses are very important in the Greek culture. There are a few...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Hermes 1147  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Foundation Final Paper

    through three points in the narrative where vengeance is exacted on Odysseus and/or people related to him. The first is the revenge that...

    Athena, Epic Cycle, Epic poetry 1227  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Chronological Orde of the Adventures of Odysseus

    must force them back to the ship.  Third, at the Cyclops' cave, his men escape being eaten only by Odysseus blinding the one-eyed Polyphemus (son of...

    Charybdis, Circe, Cyclops 658  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus in Hades

    the Cyclops. The god that shakes the earth, Poseidon, is the god of the sea in ancient Greek mythology. When Odysseus was in the land of the...

    Ancient Greece, Cyclops, Greek mythology 1047  Words | 3  Pages

  • Everything Happens for a Reason

    the flexibility of fate is the fact that the Gods don't always agree with one another. When all of the Gods on Mount Olympus get together and decide to...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Homer 2454  Words | 6  Pages

  • Comparison Between Iliad and Odyssey

    disagreements are never carried out to the extremes found in the Iliad. When Poseidon punishes Odysseys for blinding the Cyclopes,...

    Achilles, Athena, Hera 1070  Words | 6  Pages

  • Role of God's and Goddesses in the Oddyssey

    Odysseus where to go to find the king’s home. Athena helps more directly by often giving him favourable winds, for example, she gave him a favourable wind so...

    Athena, Cyclops, Greek mythology 1108  Words | 3  Pages

  • Classics Essay

    1a) What has happened to Odysseus between leaving Calypso’s island and speaking to Nausicaa? After Odysseus left Calypso’s island, he sails by the starts...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Odysseus 1953  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Odyssey: The Story of Odysseus

    told by Poseidon “man is nothing without the gods”. Poseidon felt Odysseus was not thankful for Poseidon’s help with the battle...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Homer 1309  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus

    characteristics of both an effective and ineffective leader. An example of Odysseus’s effective leadership would be his ability to think ahead, for...

    Achilles, Cyclops, Homer 425  Words | 3  Pages

  • Wrath of the Gods in the Odyssey

    island, and headed home he runs into even more problems, this time directly from Poseidon. As the son of Laertes is floating through the ocean,...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Iliad 1242  Words | 3  Pages

  • Investigatory Project

    shift but then it sticks to what’s being portrait that makes the story more inspiring and amazing. iii. Dramatic conflict a. What is the basic conflict...

    Athena, Ithaca, Narrative 1570  Words | 4  Pages

  • Medusa

    stay a virgin as well and couldn’t take a husband. Yet before she could be betrothed to a husband, Poseidon found her worshipping in the temple...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Marriage 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • Divine Intervention In The Odyssey

    the lives of both Odysseus and his son Telémakhos. Sometimes these interferences are to push forwards Odysseus' nostros, for example Athena encouraging...

    Athena, God, Hera 1106  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hospitality: Odysseus & Polyphemus

    Polyphemus. When he robs Polyphemus of his vision, the Cyclops’ father Poseidon is very angry. This ultimately leads to Odysseus’ punishment –...

    Cyclops, Greek mythology, Homer 1300  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Bronze Status from Artemision

    frequently attempt to identify which god, if any, this statue portrays 1. From its height (larger than life-size), the facial features, and the pose of the...

    Ancient Greece, Bronze, Bronze sculpture 1943  Words | 6  Pages

  • Odysseus: Man of Many Traits

    indomitable man who was incapable of being subdued or overcome, and possessed great amounts of physical strength. Most men would give in to the exhaustion...

    Cyclops, Hero, Homer 1449  Words | 4  Pages

  • Odyssey and Odysseus Outstanding Qualities

    pride. Although pride can be a good thing, he is claimed to possess too much of it. This is shown in an act of hubris in book nine of the Odyssey, when...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 2184  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Odyssey Essay

    matter where he went a God or Goddess was always watching over him. For good or for evil, while Odysseus was on his voyage, Athena, Poseidon,...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Hermes 1613  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey book 1 study questions

    Why do . you think Homer begins the work by having Zeus discuss this story? .Look up the story of Aegisthus and Clytemnestra. What parallels is the...

    Greek mythology, Homer, Iliad 365  Words | 3  Pages

  • Julius Caesar Hero

    hero. For example one of the most complicated places Odysseus was is the ocean. Throughout the entire play Odysseus was being swept around the ocean facing...

    Achilles, Charybdis, Greek mythology 1097  Words | 3  Pages

  • Role of the Gods in the Odyssey

    Odysseus’ journey home. Zeus, Athena, and Poseidon all are important in their own way in either helping Odysseus or trying to stop him. Zeus,...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Homer 1169  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Stories of Hamlet (Shakespeare) and the Odyssey (Homer)

    reaching home.” Homer, through this quote, summarizes the consequences that Odysseus’ men and Odysseus himself went through for either committing hybris,...

    Achilles, Athena, Hamlet 2279  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Giver: The Novel vs. the Movie

    that his journey is to make him a more humble man. In both, the antagonist is Poseidon. He is infuriated at Ulysses/Odysseus for...

    Character, Epic poetry, Homer 484  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odyssey 750 Word Research Paper

    Telemachus. Though a strong and courageous warrior, he is most renowned for his cunning. He is a favorite of the goddess Athena, who often sends him divine...

    Greek mythology, Homer, Iliad 773  Words | 3  Pages

  • "The Odyssey" as didactic literature: lessons taught to Odysseus about the nature of mankind and the way Odysseus changes after his experiences

    man before he arrives at his home in Ithaca. The hero endures many trials and tribulations induced by the menis of Poseidon, but learns from...

    Athena, Cyclops, Homer 1217  Words | 4  Pages

  • Odysseus: Selfish or Selfless?

    way, he does not thank them in any way. By neglecting homage when it is most needed, Odysseus is being selfish. Odysseus never offers gratitude towards the...

    Circe, Homer, Iliad 1341  Words | 4  Pages

  • Summary of the Odyssey

    and attacked Troy unarmed from the inside. This won them the war and they conquered Troy. Before sailing out to return to Ithica, Odysseus talks to...

    Cyclops, Greek mythology, Odysseus 1145  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey: Is Odysseus Really a Hero?

    if ever mortal man inquire/ how you were put to shame and blinded, tell him/ Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye:/ Laertes’ son, whose home’s on...

    Death, Homer, Ithaca 881  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ancient Greeks vs. Modern Day Christians

    ancient Greeks saw revenge as a way of letting their anger show. A perfect example of revenge is Poseidon and Odysseus. They are the most...

    Ancient Greece, Cyclops, Greece 909  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus

    the Land of Erebus before leaving her? a. So that he can see his mother b. So that he can get supplies c. So he can pray to Poseidon d. So...

    Athena, Circe, Cyclops 791  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus, a Hero's Journey

    only tricks one, but teases and taunts him, angers Poseidon, god of the sea. “Poseidon decrees a cruel fate for Odysseus and his...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Iliad 925  Words | 3  Pages

  • Atlantis, the Lost City

    gods divided the world among themselves and each ruled their proportion. The god Poseidon received Atlantis, an island larger the Libya and...

    Ancient Egypt, Atlantis, Existence 1338  Words | 4  Pages

  • Epithet Chart for Homers Odyssey, Robert Fagles

    (II.73) -“Zeus who marshals the thunderheads” (V.5) -“Storming Zeus” (V.116) -“Great Zeus” (VII.278) -“The thunderer, Heras’ husband” (VIII.523) -“Zeus...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Hermes 608  Words | 4  Pages

  • Vengeance in the Odyssey

    Vengeance is the main theme in the Odyssey, it is what all the conflict in the story is for every conflict in the story is caused because of each...

    Achilles, Athena, Cyclops 658  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey comparison

    the first to record Everett and his group.  Similarities between Odysseus and Everett Odysseus' pride works against his success. Such as when he yells his...

    Cyclops, Homer, Odysseus 1380  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heroic Odysseus

    and honorable warrior in all of Greece. After fighting with valor for home, kleos, and country, the Greeks have defeated the Trojans. His real journey begins...

    Athena, Greeks, Homer 1066  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus

    Having heroic attributes does not transform Odysseus into a true hero, as he does not use his intelligence wisely. To emphasize, Odysseus ‘saves the day’ at...

    Achilles, Cyclops, Greek mythology 985  Words | 3  Pages

  • Athena and Odysseus

    and this is arranged by Athena herself, she helps Odysseus to gets all the martial that Odysseus needs for his travel. When Odysseus gets back to his land,...

    Athena, Homer, Iliad 1101  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus and His Flaws

    are the wrath of certain gods, like Poseidon, who bears a grudge against Odysseus after the Trojan War, and delays his return back to Ithaca....

    Greek mythology, Homer, Odysseus 1205  Words | 3  Pages

  • Relationships between Gods and Mortals as Demonstrated in The Odyssey.

    Another type of relationship is one in which the gods would punish mortals for certain things, using divine intervention to negatively influence their lives....

    Athena, Greek mythology, Homer 1000  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus

    shouted back to the Cyclops who he really was and made a fool out of the Cyclops. This showed his confidence in himself. Odysseus was also harmed and...

    Circe, Cyclops, Greek mythology 1238  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Character Role of the Major God Hera from the Iliad

    submit to Zeus and reduce to “We’ll simply offer the Argives tactics that may save them. . .”8.541 In book 8, Hera is not afraid to stand up for what she...

    Aphrodite, Ares, Hephaestus 1103  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Life of the Hero Theseus

    The life of the hero theseus Aegeus, king of Athens, and the sea god Poseidon both slept with Theseus's mother, Aithra, on the same night,...

    Athena, Athenian democracy, Cretan Bull 1256  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey Book vs. Movie Version

    wander the land for 10 years and be unable to return to his beloved city called Ithaca. During his 10 years of wander, he lands on the island of the Cyclopes...

    Achilles, Bullying, Cyclops 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odyssey Cause and Effect

    dangerous creatures, one of them being the Cyclops, Polyphemus. After blinding Polyphemus, Odysseus’s gloating caused him and his crew some misfortune....

    Causality, Cyclops, Homer 785  Words | 3  Pages

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