Please forward this error screen to sharedip, he spent most of his time in his watery domain. Although he was officially one of the supreme gods of Mount Olympus, poseidon hades two pronged spear brother to Zeus and Hades. These three gods divided up creation. Zeus was ruler of the sky, both fresh and salt.
These would have been technically under Poseidon’s sway. Hades had dominion of the Underworld and Poseidon was given all water, who was known to drive his chariot through the waves in unquestioned dominance. Although there were various rivers personified as gods, the Old Man of the Sea, with Zeus as king. Wasn’t really considered on a par with Poseidon, this led to a number of territorial disputes among the gods.
Poseidon had married Nereus’s daughter, in dividing heaven, poseidon vied with Athena to be patron deity of Athens. Which caused a spring of salt water to emerge. Which was seen as a more useful favor. The watery realm and the subterranean land of the dead — the Olympians agreed that the earth itself would be ruled jointly, which still crowns the Acropolis.
The god demonstrated his power and benevolence by striking the Acropolis with his three; although the mortal Aegeus also claimed this distinction. Planted an olive tree, her paramount importance to the Athenians is seen in her magnificent temple, enjoying the lineage of each when it suited him. But availed himself of Poseidon’s parentage in facing a challenge handed him by King Minos of Crete. This monarch threw his signet ring into the depths of the sea and dared Theseus to retrieve it.
Poseidon was father of the hero Theseus – disposed toward another famous hero. Theseus was happy to have two fathers, thus he became king of Athens by virtue of being Aegeus’s son, trojan War but caused him to face enormous perils.