Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


Greek Sea God

Also known as Tritones

Fishy Messenger of the Sea

Son of Poseidon and possibly a fish, he was a spectacular Merman.

Triton was responsible for the Tritons, those strange convoluted beings with scales, fins and coiling serpentine fish tails which blow into conch shells with not quite human heads, and often with galloping horse legs. These are very popular on ancient ornamental fountains.

Triton Facts and Figures

Name: Triton
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Tritones

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 3058

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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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