Poseidon was the Greek god of the seas. His father was Kronos, the eldest and greatest of the Titans, and the master of time. 

He was the brother of Zeus and Hades and was second only to Zeus among the Olympian gods; however, he also resided in a giant palace under the sea, which he shared with his wife, the goddess Amphitrite and their son Triton.

Poseidon's symbol was the trident, which was also a weapon, resembling a three-pronged spear, with which he could control the ocean, summon storms and earthquakes, and destroy objects.

Like his brother Zeus, Poseidon had several affairs with mortal women and godessess and bore a number of children to them; among his offspring were Theseus, the hero who killed the Minotaur, whom he begat with Aethra, a beautiful Greek queen, the Cyclops Polyphemus, who was blinded by Odysseus leading to Poseidon delaying the hero's journey home, and the winged horse Pegasus, who was born after he impregnated Medusa and sprang from his mother's blood.

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