Fact 2: The names of his parents were Cronus and Rhea
Fact 3: He was one of the 12 Olympian gods who resided on the summit of Mount Olympus
Fact 4: He was father of Theseus, although the mortal Aegeus also claimed parentage
Fact 5: He rescued a mortal called Amymone from a lecherous satyr and then had a child named Nauplius with her.
Fact 6: In the legend of the Odyssey by Homer, Poseidon is famous for his hatred of the hero Odysseus who blinded his son, the monstrous cyclops named Polyphemus.
Fact 7: He delayed the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War by causing his boat to be shipwrecked.
Fact 8: He ravished Medusa, a beautiful priestess on the floor of a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. The hapless girl was then changed into the mythical creature called Medusa, a monstrous mythical creature called a Gorgon
Fact 9: He contested with Athena to be the patron deity of Athens.
Fact 10: He lived in a beautiful palace on the ocean floor, made of coral and precious gems.