She took particular delight in causing her fellow Olympians to fall in love with mortals. "Perseus was ferrying across to the thirsty stretches of Libya . on the same day, both Athena and Poseidon noticed a new coastal Like Hera, Aphrodite was vain regarding her own beauty. "When Demeter was wandering in search of her daughter, she was followed, it is said, by Poseidon, who lusted after her. Towns rarely had more than one god to keep an eye on their best interests 9 - 10 :

ALKYONE (Alcyone) A Pleiad-nymph of Boiotia (central Greece) who was loved by Poseidon and bore him several sons and a daughter: Hyrieus, Lykos, Anthas, Hyperes, Epokheus, and Aithousa. Athena muses about her hate for Poseidon and realises that the line between love and hate is very thin.

niece, Athena. Also, I changed the myth so it can correspond my story. But… it's all overrated. What if the reason why Artemis does not like boys because she already has a husband?

Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with facts. Mair) (Greek poet C3rd A.D.) :


Nevertheless, several of the god's various consorts and offspring remain mythologically significant in their own right. Aphrodite was caught working just once.

In return for this service, Neptunus put the form of a dolphin among the constellations. ", Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. What if Percy is the first son of both Athena and Poseidon around 3000 years ago? To escape, she turned herself into a mare—but he transformed into a stallion and cornered her. Biologically? And then for fitting punishment transformed the Gorgo's lovely hair to loathsome snakes. ", Nonnus, Dionysiaca 24. But the story relates that Helios the Sun resented the boy's power of speed and transformed his body into the spiral shell as it now is: the cause of his anger I cannot tell, neither does the fable mention it.

Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) Poseidon was always on the lookout for new coastal towns. Greek Lyric IV) (C5th B.C.)

. KORKYRA (Corcyra)A Naiad-nymph of Argolis (southern Greece) who was abducted by Poseidon to the island of Korkyra (north-western Greece). ", Ovid, Metamorphoses 4.

Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) : Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. ", Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. One day, All the goddesses voted for Athena, and all the gods, except Zeus, voted for Poseidon. In the Thebaid it is said that Adrastos fled from Thebes : ‘Wearing wretched clothes, and with him dark-maned Areion.’ Placed somewhere between the Nereids and the Oceanids, Amphitrite—the daughter of Nereus and Doris—never obtained the fame she might have earned as Poseidon's consort. She rose from the sea foam created when Cronus—the father of the Olympians—threw Uranus's severed genitals into the sea. "There is in the sea a shellfish with a spiral shell, small in size but of surpassing beauty, and it is born where the water is at its purest and upon rocks beneath the sea and on what are called sunken reefs. Some estimates put the count at well over a hundred, with the lovers being mostly but not exclusively female. 77 (trans. Grant) (Roman mythographer C2nd A.D.) : 42. She was seduced by Poseidon and bore him a son Eumolpos. The people nibbled at the olives.

Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. To order this book direct from the publisher, visit the Penguin USA website or call 1-800-253-6476. : Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. 119 ff :

There are no words to describe it really. Pearse) (Greek mythographer C1st to C2nd A.D.) : The beautiful boy soon gave the goddess not only his own four months, but the four months he was slated to spend with Persephone as well. In some cases, ancient authorities differ, so the exact lineage and relationships remain open to debate. townspeople to chose which god they wanted - himself, or his He slapped his specter against the side of the mountain.

of the sea, but he enjoyed getting them anyway. As Helius hitched up his golden chariot of the sun, he saw the lovers in Ares' palace in Thrace.

Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. [see Family], ASKRE (Ascra) A woman or nymph of Boiotia (central Greece) who was the mother of Oioklos by Poseidon. Hera gave him a second chance then she helps Poseidon on something.. Zeus gets jealous.Pothena in future chapters. because most gods did not share well. . . "Constellation Delphin.

Ares did ultimately default on the debt, but Hephaestus—still smitten with his wife—did not really want a divorce at all, so he never brought it up again. When she peeked inside and saw the stunningly beautiful baby, Persephone, too, became enamored.

25. 42. The goddess of love, lust, and mating never had to do a bit of work. The king of gods dispatched an eagle to steal one of Aphrodite's sandals. Complete! "[Perseus] shore off the snaky swathe of one Medousa, while her womb was still burdened and swollen with young, still in foal of Pegasos; what good if the sickle played the part of childbirth Eileithyia, and reaped the neck of the pregnant Gorgon, firstfruits of a horsebreeding neck?"

The infant Adonis emerged from the cleft. "Her [the goddess Despoine] he [Poseidon] begat with Erinys Tilphosa [Demeter]. Athena narrowed her steely grey eyes that were angry.

"The Delphines (Dophins); Poseidon loves them exceedingly, inasmuch as when he was seeking Amphitrite the dark-eyed daughter of Nereus who fled from his embraces, Delphines (the Dolphins) marked her hiding in the halls of Okeanos and told Poseidon; and the god of the dark hair straightway carried off the maiden and overcame her against her will.