Neptune was the Lord of the Sea. His brothers were Jupiter
- the king of all the gods, and Pluto - the king of the
was a good
looking fellow. He had deep blue eyes and streaming green hair. He
was a restless fellow, always on the move.
powerful. He could raise his hand and a new island would appear! People were terrified of
Neptune, especially those who lived in coastal towns.
The ancient built temples to honor
Neptune. They brought special gifts to the temple every day, hoping to
keep him happy. Sometimes it worked. Sometimes it didn't. Neptune was very
had many wives.
But his main wife was not jealous, so Neptune did not have the problems
at home that Jupiter did.
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