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The Mighty Zeus and Wrathful Poseidon

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

ZUES

THE GOD OF THUNDER

Personality

  • Wise
  • Carefree
  • Just/Merciful/Prudent
  • Extremely Disloyal
  • Unpredictable

ROLE OF ZEUS

  • Father to Gods and Humans
  • King of the Gods; obedience
  • To Humans, God of the Sky
  • God of Weather
  • God of Law and Order

MASTER BOLT

  • The master bolt is his weapon
  • The first weapon the Cyclops made for a God
  • The most dangerous weapon the Cyclops created
  • It's purpose was to be Zeus's symbol of power
  • It helped defeat Cronos and the Titans in the war

Family

  • His Parents were Cronos and Rhea
  • His nurser, as a child, was Amalthea
  • His Brothers were Poseidon and Hades
  • His Sisters were Hestia, Hera, and Demeter
  • His Foster Parents were Nymphs in Crete

MATES

  • He had over 40 mates, including his two sisters
  • He mated with Demeter, and married Hera
  • He swallowed his first wife due to prophecy
  • Zeus had constant affairs with several mortals
  • Hera became furious, seeking revenge

Children

  • Zeus had almost 20 children
  • Many were born Demi-Gods
  • Perseus was his favorite
  • Ares was his least favorite
  • Perseus defeated Ares

Poseidon

GOD OF THE SEA

Personality

  • Greedy
  • Violent
  • Rarely Nice
  • Disloyal
  • Complicated

HIS ROLE

  • Poseidon was the God of the Sea
  • He could create Storms
  • He could create Earthquakes
  • He created the Horse and taught Humans it's use
  • Poseidon is the 2nd most powerful God, next to Zeus

trident

  • Created by the Cyclops for the Titan war
  • Can create Earthquakes
  • Can send Tidal Waves/Tsunamis
  • Can create Floods and Storms
  • Can sometimes erupt Volcanoes

Family

  • His Parents were Cronos and Rhea
  • His nurser, as a child, was Arne
  • His Brothers were Zeus and Hades
  • His Sisters were Hestia, Hera, and Demeter
  • His Foster Parents were Telchines

MATES

  • Poseidon had about 20 mates
  • He married Amphitrite
  • Medusa was his dearest mate,
  • until she was turned hideous,
  • into a monster, by Athena

Children

  • Medusa bore him the Pegasus
  • His son Triton was closest in relation
  • Triton wielded a trident as well which rose and calmed the seas
  • Triton was the messenger of the Sea
  • Pegasus was ultimately the most important offspring

ZEUS AND POSEIDON

Compare and contrast

PERSONALITY

  • Zeus was just and merciful
  • Poseidon was greedy and violent
  • Zeus was carefree, while Poseidon was strict
  • Both were very disloyal. Hera wanted Revenge. Amphitrite didn't mind.
  • Both were somewhat unpredictable, and complicated in that way

Their roles

  • Zeus was the strongest God, then Poseidon
  • They both played a crucial part in the life of humans
  • They can both create storms
  • Zeus was God of the Sky
  • Poseidon was God of the Sea

Weapons

  • The Master Bolt is far more powerful than the Trident
  • They were both created by the Cyclops for the Titan War
  • Both are a symbol of power to their rightful Gods
  • Both Gods had a Son who would also wield their weapon
  • The Trident had more Natural Powers | Zeus's bolt was used more to punish

FAMILY

  • Their parents were Cronos and Rhea
  • They both had a nurser, and foster parents
  • They were brothers
  • Hades was also their brother
  • They had the same sisters

Mates

  • Zeus had almost twice as many mates as Poseidon
  • They both married
  • They both were disloyal to their wives, but Zeus was constant
  • Zeus mated with two of his sisters
  • Poseidon tried mating with his sister Demeter, but gave up

Children