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Poseidon

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Definition Greek mythology:  the god of the sea and earthquakes
  • Although Neptune is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Poseidon, Neptune was never as popular amongst the Roman sailors as Neptune was amongst the Greek sailors.
  • "Speaking to horses is a Poseidon thing," Percy said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • And of course she's got the rivalry with Poseidon.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Piper had heard that Percy could speak to horses, being the son of the horse lord Poseidon, but she'd never seen it in action.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • "Hey, I'm a Poseidon kid," he said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades, the eldest brothers among the gods—they're called the Big Three.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Like Zeus, Poseidon, Athena-
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • The problem for me: I was usually the only one in the Poseidon cabin, and I'm not exactly what you would call neat.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • As usual, I was struck by his resemblance to his father, Poseidon.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • By all means, Son of Poseidon.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • Earthquakes and tidal waves were the wrath of Poseidon.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The bull in question had been sent by the god Poseidon, long ago, when Minos was contending with his brothers for the throne.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Priam is the son of Laomedon, who cheated Poseidon of payment when he built the city's walls.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Max thought he looked like Poseidon, as huge and wild as the sea.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon .... probably the demigod Hazel admired most.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • My dad, by the way, is Poseidon.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • The cadet laughed through the bullhorn, which made him seem as sinister as Poseidon was with Odysseus when he kept foiling his attempts to get home to Ithaca.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • Son of Poseidon!
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Cassie for Cassiopeia, the constellation, the queen tied to her chair in the northern sky, who was beautiful but vain, placed in the heavens by the sea god Poseidon as a punishment for her boasting.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • In the battle between the pagan symbols and Christian symbols, the pagans lost; Poseidon's trident became the devil's pitchfork, the wise crone's pointed hat became the symbol of a witch, and Venus's pentacle became a sign of the devil.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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