Legend Series: The Titans Picture

The Titans were gigantic, powerful, and primeval from the earliest times, beings that loomed in the background of many Greek myths and tales. Children of Uranus (the sky) and Gaia (the earth), the Titans ruled the world before they were overthrown by the god Zeusin Greek mythology, king of the gods and husband of Hera (Roman god Jupiter) and his five brothers and sisters.

The Greek writer Hesiod(ca. 700 B.C.) Greek poet who wrote the Theogony listed six male TitansOceanus, Coeus, Cronus, Crius, Hyperion, and Iapetus—and six female Titanesses—Tethys, Themis, Phoebe, Mnemosyne, Theia, and Rhea. Some accounts add the brothers Prometheus.
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