Poseidon is one of the twelve Olympian deities of the pantheon in Greek mythology. His main domain is the ocean, and he is called the "God of the Sea". Additionally, he is referred to as "Earth-Shaker" due to his role in causing earthquakes, and has been called the "tamer of horses". He is usually depicted as an older male with curly hair and beard. Poseidon was a major civic god of several cities and 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.
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