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I just finished reading about the god . I am going to tell you a little about him. Some of the things that I am going to tell you about, are some of his relatives, his symbol, his power, a few interesting facts, and a brief summary of one of the many stories that he is mentioned in.
First I am going to tell you about his symbol. It is a trident.
It was given to him by the Cyclopes to arm him in the battle against the Titans. The trident is not just something that looks like a pitchfork. It is much more powerful. It has the power to fork up whole continents and islands. After that, this became his tool of power. He would also throw his trident at the ground and it would create huge earthquakes. This is how he got his nickname Earthshaker.
Now I am going to tell you about the relatives of . His parents were Cronus and Rhea. is the brother of Demeter, Hades, Hera, Hestia and Zeus. Zeus banished him to the underwater kingdom. Then hurled huge waves at Zeus' kingdom on Mount Olympus. He was unable to reach the kingdom, so he threw the waves at the land. This eroded it everywhere except where Mother Earth put cliffs.
Now I am going to tell you a summary of a myth about . The name of this story is . "In the days of Cronus and the Titans, the sea was ruled by Nereus." Nereus was the father of fifty sea nymphs. When came to take over the sea, Nereus gave him his daughter Amphitrite for his queen. Then Nereus retired and went into an underwater grotto. had a son with Amphitrite. His name was Triton. He had a fishtail instead of legs. Just like his grandfather. He rode around on the back of a sea monster. was barely ever at home because he was always racing the waves with his snow white horses. had many wives and many children but Amphitrite was not jealous. One of the islands that made was named Delos. It was so new that it still floated ...

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