Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Triton, the Messenger of Poseidon

Family of Triton

Triton was the son of Poseidon, the Greek god of the Oceans and his wife Amphitrite. He lived with his parents in the depths of the seas and served as a messenger for Poseidon.

The Look of Triton

Triton was a sea god with the shape of a merman, having the head and trunk of a human and the tail of a fish. Triton was often depicted with a horn in his hands or blowing a conch shell.

The Power of Triton

Triton had enormous power that could move whole lands and calm seas. He even took part in the Olympian Gods's battle with the Giants and contributed in chasing the Giants away. Furthermore, like Proteus and Nereus, Triton additionally possessed the gift of prophecy.



Picture Gallery

Triton photo gallery