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Poseidon (Greek deity)


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  • Variants

    • Bō sāi dōng (Greek deity)
    • Bosaidong (Greek deity)
    • Bosidun (Greek deity)
    • Pasejdon (Greek deity)
    • Poiséadón (Greek deity)
    • Poseidōnas (Greek deity)
    • Poseidone (Greek deity)
    • Poseidoni (Greek deity)
    • Poseidons (Greek deity)
    • Posejdon (Greek deity)
    • Poseydon (Greek deity)
    • Posidó (Greek deity)
    • Posidon (Greek deity)
    • Poszeidón (Greek deity)
    • Pozejdon (Greek deity)
    • Pozidono (Greek deity)
    • Puseidonu (Greek deity)
    • بوسيدون (Greek deity)
    • Ποσειδῶν (Greek deity)
    • Ποσειδώνας (Greek deity)
    • Пасейдон (Greek deity)
    • Пасэйдон (Greek deity)
    • Посејдон (Greek deity)
    • Посейдон (Greek deity)
    • 포세이돈 (Greek deity)
    • פוסידון (Greek deity)
    • ポセイドーン (Greek deity)
    • 波塞冬 (Greek deity)
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    • Descriptor

        Greek deity
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        Gods, Greek
    • Gender

        Males
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  • Sources

    • found: De Fidio, Pia. I dosmoi pilii a Poseidon, 1977.
    • found: Wikipedia, 28 January 2016(Poseidon; Ποσειδῶν; one of the twelve Olympian deities in Greek mythology, main domain the ocean, also called the earth shaker because of his role in causing earthquakes; equivalent to Neptune in Roman mythology; other forms of name: بوسيدون ; Poseydon; Posejdon; Пасейдон; Пасэйдон; Посейдон; Posidó; Puseidonu; Ποσειδώνας; Poiséadón; 포세이돈; Poseidone; פוסידון ; Poseidoni; Posidon; Poseidons; Poszeidón; Посејдон; ポセイドーン; Pozejdon)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, July 8, 2016(Poseidon: the Greek god of the sea -- compare Neptune; Neptune: the Roman god of the sea -- compare Poseidon)
    • found: Oxford dictionaries online, July 8, 2016(Poseidon. The god of the sea, water, earthquakes, and horses, son of Cronus and Rhea and brother of Zeus. He is often depicted with a trident in his hand. Roman equivalent Neptune)
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    • 2016-01-28: new
    • 2018-08-17: revised
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