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Poseidon

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Published: February 16, 2010
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humm *lookingf the gallery* I posted so many girls the last deviations, Oh well, a dude for this time :P

following hades and greek gods, here goes his brother, mr poseidon (I wanna go to the beach :D!)
This is an old pic done in the last year, This version is an edit, the original one contains some modern age elements :p but i like this one a lot more :) hope you like it

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Enough chat :P let´s wikiattack !

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Poseidon (Greek: Ποσειδῶν; Latin: Neptūnus) was the god of the sea and, as "Earth-Shaker," of earthquakes in Greek mythology. Poseidon has many children. There is a Homeric hymn to Poseidon, who was the protector of many Hellenic cities, although he lost the contest for Athens to Athena.

Poseidon was a son of Cronus and Rhea. In most accounts he is swallowed by Cronus at birth but later saved, with his other brothers and sisters, by Zeus. However in some versions of the story, he, like his brother Zeus, did not share the fate of his other brother and sisters who were eaten by Cronus. He was saved by his mother Rhea, who concealed him among a flock of lambs and pretended to have given birth to a colt, which she gave to Cronus to devour. According to John Tzetzes the kourotrophos, or nurse of Poseidon was Arne, who denied knowing where he was, when Cronus came searching; according to Diodorus Siculus. Poseidon was raised by the Telchines on Rhodes, just as Zeus was raised by the Korybantes on Crete.

According to a single reference in the Iliad, when the world was divided by lot in three, Zeus received the sky, Hades the underworld and Poseidon the sea. In the Odyssey (v.398), Poseidon has a home in Aegae.

Poseidon was a major civic god of several cities: in Athens, he was second only to Athena in importance, while in Corinth and many cities of Magna Graecia he was the chief god of the polis. In his benign aspect, Poseidon was seen as creating new islands and offering calm seas. When offended or ignored, he supposedly struck the ground with his trident and caused chaotic springs, earthquakes, drownings and shipwrecks. Sailors prayed to Poseidon for a safe voyage, sometimes drowning horses as a sacrifice.

According to Pausanias, Poseidon was one of the caretakers of the oracle at Delphi before Olympian Apollo took it over. Apollo and Poseidon worked closely in many realms: in colonization, for example, Delphic Apollo provided the authorization to go out and settle, while Poseidon watched over the colonists on their way, and provided the lustral water for the foundation-sacrifice. Xenophon's Anabasis describes a group of Spartan soldiers in 400–399 BCE singing to Poseidon a paean — a kind of hymn normally sung for Apollo.
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Congrats, this is Butch Leghorn's profile pic
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seanplenahanProfessional Digital Artist
Hey long time Fan just want you to know some company is using your art for commemorative coins: coinsforanything.com/content/c…
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Amazing!!! Helping us a lot in Social Studies!!!
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Awesome!
I love how you make Poseidon! With body and tentacles!

And his trident it's majestic!
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Hi Gonzalo, I have a client who wishes to use this image on his boat, can It be used , at what cost, what conditions please mate.
Cheers
Andy
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IrisTutella4805Hobbyist General Artist
I got shivers up my spine looking at this depiction of Poseidon.
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Dear Gonzalo,
a group of scientists (from Germany, France and USA/Moldova) received a formal invitation for cover in the world-class scientific journal and would like to have your copyright permission on "Poseidon God of the Sea" image for non-commercial promotion of our results. Can you please be so kind send me your contact information? Thank you for inspiration and amazing artwork!
best regards,
Denis [on behalf of all authors: Dr. Denis Prodius, AmesLab/Iowa State University]
email: prodiusd[at]iastate[dot]edu
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BrankaArtsHobbyist Digital Artist
Wow!!! Fantastic :clap:
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TheMorlockStudent General Artist
A guy called Drr Djtitan used this image without crediting you. www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbi…
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ForcedlactationloverHobbyist Writer
In a temper, as he so often was. Not without cause is one of his names, 'Earth-Shaker'.
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Hi, i like to buy your work for some products. Do you have a contact?
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UnicronWarsHobbyist Writer
His worshippers drowned horses!?
And people call Jewish animal sacrifice cruel to animals!
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rchellaHobbyist Digital Artist
my favorite greek gods look so baddas here omg <3
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One of my favorite works from one of my favorite artists.
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I LOVE IT!! Heart +fav Heart - Free Heart - Free :heart: revamp Animal Emote: Squid Heart2 :red fish: Jellyfish Fishie Emoticon 2 Fishy Icon Fish Occie Dance Jellyfish Occie bubbles crests of waves  
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pardos66Hobbyist Writer
very nice.
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Karnage1997Student Artist
ERMAHGERD! Poseidon. :stare3d: Stare 3D 50x50 derp 
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Esta es famosa, si buscas Poseidon en google imagenes es de las primeras que aparece. La use para un trabajo de literatura sobre los mitos griegos cuando estaba en el liceo!
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Me encantan las cartas mitos ..<3 y tus dibujos genio son hermosos👌💙
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Acá de chile genzo !
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I saw this on the cover of a National Geographic book for kids. Did they commission you for that?

www.amazon.com/National-Geogra…
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yeah! i worked with them in that and also I did more illustrations for the book :)
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