Poseidon (/ p ə ˈ s aɪ d ən, p ɒ-, p oʊ-/; Greek: Ποσειδῶν, translit. Poseidôn, pronounced [poseːdɔ̂ːn]) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth, god of the sea, storms, earthquakes and horses.Is Poseidon worshipped today?
Poseidon is still worshipped today in modern Hellenic religion, among other Greek gods. The worship of Greek gods has been recognized by the Greek government since 2017. Dionysus, Plato, or Poseidon sculpture excavated at the Villa of the Papyri. Poseidon had a variety of roles, duties and attributes.What was Poseidon's role in ancient Greece?
In pre-Olympian Bronze Age Greece, he was venerated as a chief deity at Pylos and Thebes. His Roman equivalent is Neptune . Poseidon was protector of seafarers, and of many Hellenic cities and colonies. In Homer 's Iliad, Poseidon supports the Greeks against the Trojans during the Trojan War and in the Odyssey,...What is the name of Poseidon in Linear B?
A cult title of Poseidon in Linear B is E-ne-si-da-o-ne, "earth-shaker". The origins of the name "Poseidon" are unclear.