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Different beings and heroes of Greek myth.

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In Greek mythology, Hyperion ("The High-One") was one of the twelve Titan children of Gaia (Earth) and Uranus (Sky or Heaven) who, led by Cronus, overthrew Uranus and were themselves later ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

In Greek mythology, this world-ocean was personified as a Titan, a son of Uranus and Gaea. In Hellenistic and Roman mosaics, this Titan was often depicted as having the upper body of a muscular man ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

In Greek mythology, the Titans were a primeval race of powerful deities, descendants of Gaia (Earth) and Uranus (Sky), that ruled during the legendary Golden Age. They were immortal giants of ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

A cyclops (plural cyclopes), in Greek mythology and later Roman mythology, was a member of a primordial race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his forehead. The name is widely ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

The hecatoncheires, or hekatonkheires (singular: Hecatoncheir; "Hundred-Handed Ones"; Latinised Centimani), were figures in an archaic stage of Greek mythology, three giants of incredible ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

In Greek mythology, an oread or orestiad ("mountain") was a type of nymph that lived in mountains, valleys, and ravines. They differ from each other according to their dwelling: the Idaeae ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

In Greek mythology, the ourea ("mountains") were progeny of Gaia, members of the Greek primordial deities, who were the first-born elemental gods and goddesses, children of Gaia. The ten ...

Domain: Anthropology; Category: Mythology

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