What if Percy is the first son of both Athena and Poseidon around 3000 years ago? "Perseus was ferrying across to the thirsty stretches of Libya . not every village had a god. Poseidon, like many of the Greek gods, did not behave with perfect moral rectitude. But when they tried to drink the water, they discovered it was not fresh at all. There are no words to describe it really. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Callimachus, Fragment 207 (from Scholiast on Lycophron 1225) (trans. Mair) (Greek poet C3rd A.D.) : Pseudo-Hyginus, Astronomica 2. "From Akakesion [in Arkadia] it is four stades to the sanctuary of Despoine . Towns rarely had more than one god to keep an eye on their best interests because most gods did not share well. Poseidon, however, was not the only god to envy Ares' position. (Timeline: the original Perseus being around age 16.). "The corn's most gracious mother [Demeter], golden-haired, suffered him [Poseidon] as a horse. 21 (trans. ", For MORE information on this goddess see AMPHITRITE, LOCALE : Thelpousa, Arkadia (Southern Greece), Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. EIDOTHEA An Oreiad-nymph of Mt Othrys in Malis (Northern Greece). 267 ff (trans. What if the reason why Artemis does not like boys because she already has a husband? Leading this kingdom is a certain 'maiden' goddess and a hero. Poseidon was a very powerful god. 37. This page describes his divine consorts including the sea-queen Amphitrite, goddess Demeter and Gorgon Medousa. Grant) (Roman mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Read and review! 25. Pearse) (Greek mythographer C1st to C2nd A.D.) : Ovid, Metamorphoses 6. As the story goes .... Every town in To retrieve it, the goddess was forced to submit to Hermes. Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 22,884 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 138 - Updated: Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 540 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 13 - Published: Coeus is out on the loose, and Zeus needs someone to track him down. ENJOY! I battled Poseidon, the God of the sea, to be the patron deity of the city of Athens. 5 (trans. When Cinyras discovered what he had done, he chased his daughter out of the palace at swordpoint. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) : Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. Unsurprisingly, the marriage of the enchantingly beautiful, sensual, and insatiable Aphrodite and the powerful, but gruff, ugly, and lame Hephaestus was not a happy one. "Demeter bore this horse [Areion] to Poseidon, after having sex with him in the likeness of an Erinys. At this time in history, not every village had a god. He stood up and checked his phone, a new message from Aphrodite, it read: Let's do it in Paris? Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 12,920 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 50 - Updated: Hera finally finds out about Zeus' affairs, so she decides to exact her revenge... with a little help. [see Family], NYMPHE KHIAS (Chian nymph) A nymph of the island of Khios (Greek Aegean) who bore Poseidon two sons: Agelos and Melas. Will he stay sane in a world with no aim to live or parents to help him when he needs them the most? . The second "Loves" page covers his mortal liaisons. Q uiet down my young mortals, and listen to me speak. In another version the Olympians voted for the winner. AU Percy a God. Gill is a Latinist, writer, and teacher of ancient history and Latin. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Strabo, Geography 8. The Competition, Athena & Poseidon. Poseidon is Zeus’s older or younger(depending on the way you look at it) brother, and Athena is Zeus’s daughter. She rose from the sea foam created when Cronus—the father of the Olympians—threw Uranus's severed genitals into the sea. : Aphrodite, who possessed a magic girdle that made its wearer an object of desire for everyone who saw her, was always happy to help young lovers. ", Bacchylides, Fragment 17 (trans. What will Zeus do once he finds out Perseus' existence? I am Athena, Goddess of wisdom and strength. "Bellerophon mounted Pegasos, his winged horse born of Medousa and Poseidon. She was seduced by Poseidon and bore him a son Eumolpos. Follow Perseus on his quest to master his domains and face his threats. 25. "From Neptunus [Poseidon] and Amphitrite [was born] : Triton. The king of gods dispatched an eagle to steal one of Aphrodite's sandals. So when Cinyras, the king of Cyprus, boasted that his daughter Smyrna was more beautiful than Aphrodite, this braggadocio could not go unpunished. laugh sent waves crashing against the shoreline. One son was born [to Nereus] after all that number of daughters [the Nereides], though he is celebrated in mariners' tales . 42. Oppian, Halieutica 1. Beyond the grove [of the sanctuary] are altars of Hippios (Horse) Poseidon, as being the father of Despoine. The god had numerous lovers in myth. ", Ovid, Metamorphoses 4. Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,135 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 41 - Published: A horrid act has left the Mother of Rome without options. MELANTHEIA A Naiad-nymph of Elis (southern Greece) who bore Poseidon a daughter named Eirene. Their sons, Phobus (Panic) and Deimus (Fear), became Ares' constant companions, driving his chariot on the battlefield. Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology © 2004 by Kevin Osborn and Dana L. Burgess, Ph.D.. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. My 1st fic. The infant Adonis emerged from the cleft. As soon as her head was severed there leaped from her body the winged horse Pegasos and Khrysaor the father of Geryon. and the gods came thronging there in front of the house with its brazen floor . 118 ff (trans. It was salt water! Eratosthenes and others give the following reason for the dolphin's being among the stars. Poseidon laughed his mighty laugh, Slight Pothena. . Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or 7th B.C.) Read to find out more. Things were just getting started in Athena spotted her working at a loom and complained that this was her domain. It is ruled by a queen and a king with a council called the Nirvana Council. . One night, she climbed into his bed, where Cinyras—oblivious with drink—impregnated her. Also, I changed the myth so it can correspond my story. he dived into the dangerous cave [of the Gorones], reaped the hissing harvest [of Medousa's head] by the rockside, the firstfruits of curling hair, sliced the Gorgon's teeming throat and stained his sickle red. 13 ff : Love and Kids and Virginity. They could see only trouble ahead if they did. This is a photo of a statue of Athena. : Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Ares then changed himself into a wild boar and gored the boy—who was hunting on Mount Lebanon—to death. From this union were born the goddess Despoine and the immortal horse Areion. Jove's [Zeus'] daughter turned away and covered with her shield her virgin's eyes. . When Aphrodite spurned his advances, Hermes sought the help of Zeus. . One-shot. But she, declaring her desire to remain a virgin, retired to the palace of Zeus and kept her maidenhood. on the same day, both Athena and Poseidon noticed a new coastal 5 : SALAMIS A Naiad-nymph of Argolis (southern Greece) who was carried off by Poseidon to the island of Salamis (southern Greece) where she bore him a son named Kykhreus. One-shot. Aphrodite was caught working just once. Jones) (Greek geographer C1st B.C. This Despoine the Arkadians worship more than any other god, declaring that she is a daughter of Poseidon and Demeter. Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 25 - Words: 97,358 - Reviews: 506 - Favs: 1,429 - Follows: 1,456 - Updated: Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 17,620 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 98 - Updated: A Perseus AU. However it seems she made the mistake of letting Aphrodite decorate. Poseidon, however, was not the only god to envy Ares' position. To some he's the annoying brother, to others the cool uncle, and to others the restless god of the seas. HALIA A sea-nymph loved by Poseidon who bore him the Daimones Proseoous and, according to some, the Goddess-Nymphe Rhode. Demeter, they say, had by Poseidon a daughter, whose name they are not wont to divulge to the uninitiated, and a horse called Areion . Won't that be fun? and accepted her challenge. 6. But theirs was a coastal village. : As it turned out, they did not have to choose. After a wedding attended by all the Olympians, Cadmus became the founding king of Thebes, in central Greece. Biologically? Her gray eyes sparkling in the light. The Greek god of the sea, Poseidon—brother of the gods Zeus and Hades, and of the goddesses Hera, Demeter, and Hestia—was associated not just with the sea but also with horses. The townspeople could decide which gift was the more useful. Placed somewhere between the Nereids and the Oceanids, Amphitrite—the daughter of Nereus and Doris—never obtained the fame she might have earned as Poseidon's consort. ", Callimachus, Fragment 207 (from Scholiast on Lycophron 1225) (trans. Homer, Odyssey 8. : Ovid, Metamorphoses 4. Set around 3000 years ago up to HoO Disclamer: I do not own PJO or HoO All rights belong to Rick Riordan. HESTIA The goddess of the hearth was wooed by Poseidon and Apollon. ancient Greece hoped a god would choose to look after the townspeople. Oh my, I do apologize; I am getting way too far ahead of myself. Poseidon gladly offered to serve as guarantor: If Ares defaulted on the payment, Poseidon would pay the price and take Aphrodite as his wife. Pearse) (Greek mythographer C1st to C2nd A.D.) : has a cave sacred to Demeter surnamed Black. With his first glance at the naked goddess, Poseidon fell in love. ", Ptolemy Hephaestion, New History Book 3 (summary from Photius, Myriobiblon 190) (trans. Anyone but Poseidon please, a Pothena fic. Early Humans for Kids and Teachers. Then he bid Aphrodite adieu, saying he was going to relax on Lemnos for a while. Zeus, Aphrodite's adoptive father, agreed. By using ThoughtCo, you accept our, The Greek Mythology of Clash of the Titans, 10 Fast Facts on Athena and Her Parthenon, The Twelve Olympian Gods and Goddesses of Greek Mythology, Medusa: The Ancient Greek Myth of the Snake-Haired Gorgon, Greek Goddess Demeter and the Abduction of Persephone, 'The Odyssey' Characters: Descriptions and Significance, M.A., Linguistics, University of Minnesota. 119 ff : NERITES A minor sea-god who was the charioteer and a male-lover of the god Poseidon. Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,029 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 102 - Updated: What are Poseidon and Athena's reactions when at the end of Mark of Athena? ", For MORE information on this gorgon see MEDOUSA. N.S. ", Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : He was not the only god who loved to be in charge. She bore him several divine offspring: Triton, Rhode and Benthesikyme. Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 16 - Words: 98,356 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 67 - Updated: Zeus and Hera are fighting again. In return for this service, Neptunus put the form of a dolphin among the constellations.