Why did Greeks admireworship Poseidon?
Because he was the god of the sea and could create storms or calm. He was also the originator of earthquakes. The Greeks were a seafaring people so the god of the sea was important.
The Greek gods were a way for the ancient Greeks to explain what was happening in the world. for example the Greeks thought that the sea god Poseidon (Roman: Neptune) was the god of water. when there was earthquakes, the Greeks thought that Poseidon was crashing the water into the land and so they called him "earth shaker"
He was originally on the Greeks side. He and the other gods tried to over throw Zeus. He was caught, but escaped. For Poseidon's and Ares punishment, they were forced to 1 year of labor to the Trojans. The king promised to pay them much money, but refused after their labor. Poseidon then sided with the Greeks and sent a vicious sea monster on the Trojans.
Poseidon was the Lord of the Sea. His brothers were Zeus - the king of all the gods, and Hades - the king of the underworld. Poseidon was a good looking fellow. He had deep blue eyes and streaming green hair. He was a restless fellow, always on the move. Poseidon was very powerful. He could raise his hand and a new island would appear! The Greeks were terrified of Poseidon. All the Greeks, but…