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What is Poseidon's birth story?

Birth of Poseidon
Poseidon was the son of Cronus and Rhea, the king and queen of the Titans. After being born, Poseidon was swallowed by his father Cronus because of a prophesy that said Cronus' children would someday overthrow him. Poseidon was eventually saved by his younger brother Zeus.

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Also asked, what is Poseidon's story?

Poseidon was god of the sea, earthquakes, storms, and horses and is considered one of the most bad-tempered, moody and greedy Olympian gods. He was known to be vengeful when insulted. He is the son of Cronus and Rhea and was swallowed by his father along with Hades, Demeter, Hestia and Hera.

Secondly, what are Poseidon's powers? He is the God of the Oceans, seas, horses, rivers, winds, floods and drought, Atmokinesis - As the immortal ruler of the seas, Poseidon possesses the power to manipulate water, storms, and lightning, able to create strong waves and violent storms to bring the rage of the ocean upon those who anger him.

Simply so, how was Poseidon born?

Poseidon was born amongst the six children of the titans Chronos and Rhea after he was born he was promptly swallowed whole because of a curse that his father Ouranos had put on him before his death. The curse was that his own children would kill him and take over as king of the universe.

What was Poseidon's childhood like?

Birth and Childhood Poseidon was a son of Cronus and Rhea. Like his brothers and sisters save Zeus, Poseidon was swallowed by his father. He was regurgitated only after Zeus forced Cronus to vomit up the infants he had eaten.

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