Tag: Poseidon

GMC: Neptunalia

This festival is one celebrating Neptune, from Classical Living: Reconnecting with the Rituals of Ancient Rome: Myths, Gods, Goddesses, Celebrations, and Rites for Every Month of the Year by Frances Bernstein, Ph.D. It takes place in July, but I thought I’d share it. Of course, it’s Poseidon we are studying, and the question of whether…

GMC: More on Poseidon

Highest of the gods, lord of the sea, Poseidon of the golden trident, Earth-shaker in the swelling brine, Around thee the finny monsters in a ring swim and dance, With nimble flingings of their feet leaping lightly, Snub-nosed hounds with bristling neck, Swift runners, music-loving dolphins, Sea-nurslings of the Nereis maids divine, whom Amphitrite bore,…

GMC POETRY: Poseidon Acrostic Alliteration

Usually I write an acrostic poem and an alliteration poem, but this time I mixed it up by combining in the two. Powerful protector, parent [of] pegasus Ouranus’ olympic offspring, overlord [of] oceans Stormy savior [of] ships, [the] surrounding sea Exuberant earth-shaker evoking emotional epiphany Immortal image [of] inundation invading islands Dangerous divinity dwelling [in]…

Good news/Bad news

Good News: after today, I should have internet at my house! Which is great because I have not been able to make it town lately (truck is still broken down. that’s the Bad News). I’m extending the October God of the Month Club, again, into November. So I will still be studying Poseidon, Haides, and…