Poseidon (ポセイドン) is the God of the Ocean and one of the 12 Gods of Olympus.
Poseidon, like Zeus and Hades, is the son of the Titan Kronos and Rhea, and was unfortunately swallowed by his father when he was a baby. Zeus eventually freed him and the others and led a revolt against the tyranny of his father and the other Titans. Poseidon's role in the war was to distract Kronos while Zeus finished him off. Once the Titans were locked away in Tartarus, the three brothers drew lots to divide who would rule which part of the world. Zeus got Olympus, Poseidon the seas and Hades was given the Underworld.
The First Holy War was in the mythological age, although calculations and understood the fans located roughly in 2000 BC by the events of the Flood of Noah, and the eruption of Santorini is traditionally associated with the sinking of Atlantis.
The first God who rebelled at the territorial division of the gods was Poseidon who was determined to conquer the world, both sea and land. So he gathered his seven best warriors of the seven seas and named them Marine Generals and gave them scales; sirens and other mythical monsters such as Krakens were inspired by these scales, not the opposite. The Athena Saints defending Earth were overcome, until the goddess gave them armor with which to fight back.
Poseidon, angered by his defeat, he gathered his Marine in his temple at the Atlantis , Athena sent eight Saints to destroy the Temple of Poseidon and ended up with Marine General. Marina General rank the entire continent to the deep sea. After this the goddess imprisoned the soul of Poseidon at the North Pole, and sending some Warrior to guard it, those Saints would millennia later be known as The Blue Warriors.
War of AtticaEdit
At the beginning of our era, around the first century, Poseidon started Holy War Attica against Athena. There is little information on the conflict that took place on the peninsula of Attica in Greece. At the time of the war happened, Poseidon's Cape Sounion and dungeons were used as a prison for war defeated enemies, walls and gates were indestructible and there was no escape, so that all prisoners eventually died by drowning in tide that flooded cells.
The Soul of Poseidon was sealed again in the Athenian amphora, in Atlantis with flakes of his Marinas General.
XIII Century Holy WarEdit
Poseidon woke again at about the thirteenth century, and initiated a new Holy War, in which he participated Aquarius Krest in the alternative version The Lost Canvas. There are no records of this fight more than the mention of it in the Aquarius Chapter.
This relates the alternate past in which the Sea God woke momentarily influenced by the then leader of the Blue Warrions, Sea Dragon Unity. However, at this time Poseidon had not meant to awaken as the Seal of Athena would not allow it, so had not prepared a body in which reincarnate, so Unity offered him the body of his sister Seraphina to gradually move its divine cosmos of Amphora body, all with the help of Orichalum. After the confrontation between Sea Dragon and Aquarius Degel, the Orichalcum was destroyed by Pandora, then the sea god awoke, albeit with incomplete power, and attacked all present. The Saint of Aquarius had to sacrifice his life to contain the power of the deity and locked himself, Poseidon, and the entire city of Atlantis in a Giant Ice Coffin. After these events, the amphora containing Poseidon's soul was carried to Cape Sounion Prison where Kanon would find it in the Twentieth Century.
Before Poseidon SagaEdit
After that, the spirit of Poseidon was locked in the Athenian amphora in the underwater sanctuary within the Temple of Poseidon. When Kanon was imprisoned by Saga in Cape Sounion Prison, he found a secret doorway wihtin the walls of the prison. There he found a trident, and after pulling it from the rock, Kanon was transported to the Temple Of Poseidon in Atlantis. There, along with the 7 Seas Marine Generals Scales, was Poseidon's Scales and the amphora. Kanon broke the seal, awakening Poseidon.
The spirit of Poseidon fell on his Scale and asked who had brought him out of his sleep. Kanon told him that it was by breaking the seal of Athena, but Poseidon's spirit told him that he would wake up when he saw fit without assistance. Kanon informed the spirit of Poseidon Athena was reincarnated.
The spirit of Poseidon asked Kanon his name. Kanon tricked him by saying he was the Sea Dragon Marina General, and wearing its Scales. Poseidon's spirit told him that he would continue laying dormant in the body of Julian Solo, and said he should not awake him until Julian fulfilled 16 years. Then the spirit of Poseidon disappears and leaves only the body of Julian, who was only three years by then.
During the Poseidon SagaEdit
In the MangaEditAfter Julian Solo was rejected by Kido Saori, who asked to marry Mermaid Thetis, he brings her to the Underwater Sanctuary where he reveals that he is Emperor Poseidon, God of the Seas. A few days later, the world is affected by terrible floods, tidal waves and rain. Then Julian, even with most of the power of God, sends Siren Sorento to kill the Bronze Saints.
Poseidon was the force that was manipulating Polaris Hilda, priestess of Odin, through the Nibelung Ring, which will produce the war between Asgard and Sanctuary of Athena. Also Saori who kidnaps a wave made by himself. Poseidon wants to destroy the world by water and Athena is offered as a sacrifice to delay total flooding, being locked in the Great found mainstay behind the temple of Poseidon, which gradually fills with the waters that should fall on the world. Bronze Saints must rescue Athena beating the sea seven generals, each pillar being generally protects a total of seven representing the seven oceans of the world, these are: Sea Horse Baian, Guardian of the North Pacific; Scylla Io, Guardian South Pacific; Kraken Isaac, General of the Arctic Ocean; Lyumnades Caça, Guardian of the Southern Ocean;Chrysaor Krishna, Indian Ocean Guardian, Sea Dragon Kanon, Guardian of the North Atlantic and Siren Sorrento, Atlantic Guardian South. All Holy War was planficada by Kanon, twin brother Gemini Saga who managed to deceive the god.
In the end, the Bronze Saints face a sleeping Poseidon, but he is too powerful for the Saints, giving fatal impacts on them without lifting a finger. the Golden Saints of Sagittarius, Aquarius and Libra help Pegasus Seiya , Chygnus Hyoga and Dragon Shiryu respectively. Saints attacks are returned to them by the power of God, until Seiya raises his cosmos and Poseidon manages to hit the Sagittarius Golden Arrow. Poseidon more fully awake, but not enough because the Warriors of Athena have already destroyed the mainstay of his temple and Athena contains the soul of the God of the Sea in an amphora, freeing Julian Solo, who with Sorento, is dedicated to helping those affected by the flood.
The Saga of HadesEdit
Despite being a great enemy of Athena, who enclosed his soul in the jar, Poseidon sent the Gold Cloths (Sagittarius for Seiya, Libra for Shiryu, Aquarius for Hyoga, Virgo for Shun, and Leo for Ikki) to the Bronze Saints, as they travelled through the dimensional path, which leads to Elysium, to battle Thanatos, in their fight against Hades. Although their armor was almost completely destroyed by the God of Death, Poseidon reveals that he would have liked to do more for the Saints.
Legend Of Young CrimsonEdit
The god Poseidon, is mentioned in the final sketches of the film, as one of the gods who managed to defeat Abel and erase their existence. The gods ( Hermes , Zeus , Apollo and Poseidon) decided to give a new life to Abel to destroy the latter corrupt humanity.
Warriors Of The Final Holy BattleEdit
Poseidon is meager and treated rudely, taking away all the character depth and placing it as a servant of Lucifer who seeks only to do evil and destroy the world. This equates to Poseidon with characters from the other films Eris and Abel as servants of the fallen angel with him in hell. This breaks the logic of the series, for the soul of Poseidon was not in hell, but in the amphora of Athena, also appears in the form of Julian Solo, who was apparently free of the influence of the God of the Sea.
In the same way that his generals Marina receive the gift of powerful armors known as Scales, The Emperor of the Seas also has his own Scale. It is far superior to those used by their Navy, and is one of the divine armor that only the gods can carry. It was forged in the image of the powerful ruler of the seas, Poseidon, brandishing a trident, a great symbol of their power and dominion. This gun seems to possess immense power and seems fully associated with the god. The armor itself has no particular known object and its shape resembles a bearded god, you can print an image.
As with the other eleven Olympians, Poseidon also has a Kamui, or Divine Cloth. But it was never shown in the original manga by Kurumada. In the diagram of the clothing that appears in the manga, we find the nature of the cloth of Poseidon, is a Scales. According to their kanji (Poseidon Scales not) is not a Kamui.
- As the God of the Sea, he governs all the creatures that inhabit it.
- Controls all of the oceans in the world to its will and rain, causing widespread flooding.
- Has a divine cosmos, which is far superior to humans and even higher than Athena, under normal circumstances.
- He can launch powerful cosmic blasts without lifting a finger, or from his trident.
- He can return any attack that is launched.
Poseidon was a son of Kronos and Rhea. In the older version, told by Hesiod in the Theogony, is swallowed by Kronos at birth but then was saved, along with his other siblings by their younger brother, Zeus. However, in other versions of the myth, Poseidon, like his brother Zeus, he avoided the fate of their brothers to be saved by his mother, who hid in a flock of sheep and pretend to have given birth to a foal, which she gave to Kronos to devour. According to Tzetzes the wet nurse for Poseidon was Arne, who denied being when Kronos came searching for her. According to Diodorus Siculus, Poseidon was raised by the Telchines in Rhodes, just as Zeus was raised by the Korybantes in Crete.
As a single reference in the Iliad, when the world was divided in three, Zeus received the earth and sky, Hades the underworld and Poseidon the sea. In the Odyssey (v, 398) Poseidon had a home in Egas (Achaia). Athena became the patron goddess of the city of Athens after competing with Poseidon, although it remained a numinous presence on the Acropolis in the form of his replacement, Erechtheus. On the feast of dissolution at the end of the calendar year in Athens, the Esciroforia, the priests of Athena and Poseidon the procession under a canopy to Eleusis. Both agreed that each would make a gift to the Athenians and choose whichever they prefer. Poseidon struck the ground with his trident and a spring sprung, but the water was salty and not very useful, whereas Athena offered an olive tree. The Athenians (or their king, Cecrops) chose the olive tree and along with it Athena as their patron, for the tree brought wood, oil and food. After that, enraged by his loss, Poseidon sent a monstrous flood plain Attic, thus punishing the Athenians. The depression made by Poseidon's trident and filled with sea water was surrounded by the northern entrance to the Erechtheum, remaining open to the sky. "In the cult, Poseidon was identified with Erechtheus," Burkert said. "The myth turns this into a temporal-causal sequence: in his anger at the defeat, Poseidon led his son Eumolpus against Athens and killed Erechtheus." The contest of Athena and Poseidon was the subject of reliefs in the west pediment of the Parthenon The first view I had when the visitor arrived. This myth is considered by Graves and others as a reflection of a clash between the inhabitants during Mycenaean times and newer immigrants. It is interesting to note that Athens at its height was a major maritime power, at one point defeating the Persian fleet at the Battle of Salamis. Poseidon and Apollo, having offended Zeus, were sent to serve King Laomedon. He had them build huge walls around the city and promised to reward them, a promise he then refused to comply. In vengeance, before the Trojan War, Poseidon sent a sea monster to attack Troy (who was later killed by Heracles). His wife was Amphitrite, a nymph and ancient sea goddess, daughter of Nereus and Doris. Poseidon was the father of many heroes, including the famed Theseus. A mortal woman named Tyro was married to Cretheus (with whom he had one son, Aeson) but loved Enipeus, a river god. Pursued Enipeus, who refused her advances. One day, Poseidon, filled with lust for Tyro, disguised as Enipeus and its union with her heroes were born Pelias and Neleus. Poseidon also had an affair with alopecia, his granddaughter through Cercyon, the hero was born Hipotoonte attic. Cercyon his daughter buried alive but Poseidon turned her into a fountain near Eleusis. Poseidon rescued Amymone from a lecherous satyr and then fathered a child with her, Nauplius. After raping Dine, Poseidon gave him the desire to become a man.
Not all the sons of Poseidon were human. In an archaic myth, Poseidon pursued Demeter once. It rejected his advances, turning herself into a mare to hide in a herd of horses, but said the deception Poseidon became a stallion and kidnapped. Their son was a horse, Arion, who had the gift of speech. Poseidon raped Medusa also on the floor of a temple to Athena. Medusa was then transformed into a monster by it. When she later was beheaded by Perseus, Chrysaor and Pegasus emerged from her neck. Other sons of Poseidon were Triton, the Cyclops Polyphemus and the Aloadae.
| Poseidon's Marinas |
|Marina Generals||Chrysaor Krishna • Kraken Isaac • Limnade Caça • Scylla Io • Sea Dragon Kanon • Sea Horse Baian • Siren Sorrento|
|Lower Marina||Mermaid Thetis • Rankless Mariners|
|Locations||Atlantis • Poseidon's Undersea Temple • The Seven Mammoth Pillars|
|Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas|
|Marina Generals||Sea Dragon Unity|
|Saint Seiya||Athena • Nike|
|Saint Seiya||Poseidon • Hades • Hypnos • Thanatos|
|Animes & movies only||Eris • Odin • Abel/Apollo • Lucifer • Artemis • Loki|
|Saint Seiya: Next Dimension||Zeus|
|Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas||Modeler Morpheus • Portrayer Phantasos • Vision Icelus • Dream Oneiros • Tezcatlipoca • Hakuryu|
|Saint Seiya Episode G||Chronos • Pontos • Gaia|
|Saint Seiya Omega||Mars • Abzu • Pallas (Omega) • Saturn|