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Why did Poseidon kill his father?
After being born, Poseidon was swallowed by his father Cronus because of a prophesy that said Cronus’ children would someday overthrow him.
Why did Zeus Poseidon and Hades kill Cronus?
After they were freed, Poseidon and Hades banded together with their brother, Zeus, to overthrow Cronus. Thus, the prophecy was fulfilled because his own sons took down Cronus.
Why did Zeus kill Kronos?
Kronos prevented it by swallowing each of his children the day they were born. Later Kronos threw up the children that he ate and then there was a 10 year war against Kronos and the other Titans. The gods eventually won and overthrew the Titans. Zeus then cut up his father Kronos and threw him into the pit of Tartarus.
Why did Zeus kill his dad?
Zeus overthrew his father because Cronus tried to kill him and his siblings. Cronus feared that his sons would one day rise up against him and destroy…
Who is the weakest Olympian god?
Because what a person considers “powerful” varies from one person to another, you can often make a case one way or another. I, however, think that the weakest of the Twelve Olympians in Greek mythology is clear and obvious: Ares. I know, everyone here is probably shocked and surprised.
Why did Greek gods like Zeus and Poseidon kill their fathers?
When the sixth child, Zeus, was born Rhea sought Gaia to devise a plan to save them and to eventually get retribution on Cronus for his acts against his father and children. Why did the Greek gods like Zeus and Poseidon kill their father, Cronus?
How did Zeus get rid of his father?
In one of the stories, he is chased down and killed by Zeus and his siblings. His ghost is said to inhabit the oceans in constant conflict with his father Uranus. In another he is killed, instead he is imprisoned by the gods in the prison of Tartarus.
Who was the father of Poseidon and Demeter?
Their father Uranus found them so misshaped and deformed that he locked them away. Cronus, was equally disgusted by them and also locked them in Tartarus. Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter and Hera – These were the Olympian gods and the sons and daughters of Cronus and Rhea. They were initially eaten by their father Cronus when they were born.
What did the Cyclopes give Zeus and Poseidon?
The cyclopes gifted the three brothers 3 powerful weapons for their coming fight. To Zeus the thunderbolt, to Poseidon the trident and to Hades the helm of invisibility. The gods were based in Mt. Olympus and Cronus and the titans were based on Mt. Othrys.