He is described as a grisly monster with a hundred dragons' heads, who was conquered and cast into Tartarus by Zeus.
It is to be distinguished from Tartarus, the place of punishment for the wicked.
Those who had lived evil lives were thrust down into Tartarus, where they suffered endless torments.
The gigantic enemies were defeated and consigned to Tartarus, at the gates of which the three brothers were placed (Hesiod, Theog.
2 Peter describes the place of their detention as Tartarus, and teaches that Christ's Parousia is to bring the whole present system of things to its conclusion, and the world itself to an end (iii.
TARTARUS, in Greek mythology, the son of Aether and Gaea, father of Typhoeus and the giants.
In later writers Tartarus is the place of punishment of the wicked after death, and is used for the underworld generally.
But sometimes Squaw Walden had her revenge, and a hired man, walking behind his team, slipped through a crack in the ground down toward Tartarus, and he who was so brave before suddenly became but the ninth part of a man, almost gave up his animal heat, and was glad to take refuge in my house, and acknowledged that there was some virtue in a stove; or sometimes the frozen soil took a piece of steel out of a plowshare, or a plow got set in the furrow and had to be cut out.