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  • 1497), while Hofer (in Roscher's Lexikon) suggests that the episodes of the murder of his father and of his marriage are reminiscences of the overthrow of Cronus by Zeus and of the union of Zeus with his own sister.

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  • In the first group are found Infinite Time, or Cronus; Tellus and Atlas supporting the globe, representing the union of Earth and Heaven; Oceanus; the Fates; Infinite Time giving into the hand of his successor Ormazd the thunderbolt, the symbol of authority; Ormazd struggling with a giant of evil - the Mithraic gigantomachy.

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  • The head of the divine hierarchy of Mithras was Infinite Time - Cronus, Saturn; Heaven and Earth were his offspring, and begat Ocean, who formed with them a trinity corresponding to Jupiter, Juno, and Neptune.

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  • DIODORUS CRONUS (4th century B.C.), Greek philosopher of the Megarian school.

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  • Philo of Byblus makes it the most ancient city of Phoenicia, founded by Cronus, i.e.

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  • Other tales said the stone was the one given by Rhea to Cronus as a substitute for Zeus.

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  • For bibliographical information about the Megarians, see Euclides; Eubulides; Diodorus Cronus; Stilpo.

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  • URANUS (Heaven), in Greek mythology, the husband of Gaea (Earth), and father of Cronus (Saturn) and other deities.

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  • For the legend of his treatment by Cronus and its meaning, see Saturn.

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  • - If the northern limit of the Altis, like the west, south and east, had been traced by a boundary wall, this would have had the effect of excluding from the precinct a spot so sacred as the Cronion, " Hill of Cronus," inseparably associated with the oldest worship of Zeus at Olympia.

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  • POSEIDON, in Greek mythology, god of the sea and of water generally, son of Cronus and Rhea, and brother of Zeus and Pluto.

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  • When the three brothers deposed theif father Cronus the kingdom of the sea fell by lot to Poseidon.

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  • HESTIA, in Greek mythology, the "fire-goddess," daughter of Cronus and Rhea, the goddess of hearth and home.

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  • Philo of Byblus makes it the most ancient city of Phoenicia, founded by Cronus, i.e.

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  • When the three brothers deposed theif father Cronus the kingdom of the sea fell by lot to Poseidon.

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  • 166) the same description is given of the Islands of the Blessed under the rule of Cronus, which yield three harvests yearly.

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  • Here, according to Pindar, Rhadamanthys sits by the side of his father Cronus and administers judgment (01.

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  • DEMETER, in Greek mythology, daughter of Cronus and Rhea and sister of Zeus, goddess of agriculture and civilized life.

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  • This hill is the famous Cronion, sacred to Cronus, the father of Zeus.

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  • DEMETER, in Greek mythology, daughter of Cronus and Rhea and sister of Zeus, goddess of agriculture and civilized life.

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  • It is probable that Zalmoxis is Sabazius, the Thracian Dionysus or Zeus; Mnaseas of Patrae identified him with Cronus.

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  • Originally a fisherman and diver of Anthedon in Boeotia, having eaten of a certain magical herb sown by Cronus, he leapt into the sea, where he was changed into a god, and endowed with the gift of unerring prophecy.

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  • Diodorus Cronus >>

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  • The work professes to be an interpretation of an allegorical picture in the temple of Cronus at Athens or Thebes.

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  • In Greek mythology the term was specially applied to the stone supposed to have been swallowed by Cronus (who feared misfortune from his own children) in mistake for his infant son Zeus, for whom it had been substituted by Uranus and Gaea, his wife's parents (Etymologicum Magnum, s.v.).

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  • Max Muller says (speaking of the Greeks), " their poets had an instinctive aversion to everything excessive or monstrous, yet they would relate of their gods what would make the most savage of Red Indians creep and shudder " - stories, that is, of the cannibalism of Demeter, of the mutilation of Uranus, the cannibalism of Cronus, who swallowed his own children, and the like.

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  • In the Hesiodic fable, Cronus separates the heavenly pair by mutilating his oppressive father Uranus.

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  • Osiris, Horus, Typhon (Seth), Isis and Nephthys were the children of Seb (whom the Greeks identified with Cronus); the myths of their birth were peculiarly savage and obscene.

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  • Plutarch remarked the fact that the Greek myths of Cronus, of Dionysus, of Apollo and the Python, and of Demeter, " all the things that are shrouded in mystic ceremonies and are presented in rites," " do not fall short in absurdity of the legends about Osiris and Typhon."

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  • " Three brethren are we, and sons of Cronus, sons whom Rhea bare, even Zeus and myself, and Hades is the third, the ruler of the people in the underworld.

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  • of primogeniture, while Hesiod is all for the opposite and probably earlier custom of Jiingsten-recht, and makes supreme Zeus the youngest of the sons of Cronus.

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  • He is acquainted with the existence of an older dynasty now deposed, the dynasty of Cronus and the Titans.

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  • 478) Zeus says to Hera, " For thine anger reck I not, not even though thou go to the nethermost bounds of earth and sea, where sit Iapetus and Cronus ...

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  • " The gods below that are with Cronus " are mentioned (ll.

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  • Zeus is usually called Cronion and Cronides, which Homer certainly understood to mean " son of Cronus," yet it is expressly stated that Zeus " imprisoned Cronus beneath the earth and the unvintaged sea."

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  • They are Ocean, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus, Theia, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys and the youngest, Cronus, " and he hated his glorious father."

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  • Earth excited Cronus to attack the father, whom he castrated with a sickle.

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  • The chief stock of the divine species was continued by the marriage of Rhea (probably another form of the Earth) with Cronus.

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  • All these Cronus swallowed; and this " swallow-myth " occurs in Australia, among the Bushmen, in Guiana, in Brittany (where Gargantua did the swallow-trick) and elsewhere.

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  • At last Rhea bore Zeus, and gave Cronus a stone in swaddling bands, which he disposed of in the usual way.

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  • Zeus grew up, administered an emetic to Cronus (some say Metis did this), and had the satisfaction of seeing all his brothers and sisters disgorged alive.

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  • Then followed the wars between Zeus and the gods he had rescued from the maw of Cronus against the gods of the elder branch, the children of Uranus and Gaea - Heaven and Earth.

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  • The gods assume animal forms: Cronus becomes a horse, Rhea a mare; Zeus begets separate families of men in the shape of a bull, an ant, a serpent, a swan.

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  • transl., and " Zeus the ancient of days " became " Zeus the son of Cronus."

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  • Having thus got a Cronus, the Greeks - and " the misunderstanding could have happened in Greece only " - needed a myth of Cronus.

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  • But the hypothesis that Cronus is a late derivation from KpovtSr i s and Kpoviwv is by no means universally accepted.

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  • Schwartz (Prahistorisch-anthropologische Studien) readily proves Cronus to be the storm, swallowing the clouds.

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  • Myth comes in when the Maoris represent Rangi and Papa, Heaven and Earth, as two vast beings, male and female, united in a secular embrace, and finally severed by their children, among whom Tane Mahuta takes the part of Cronus in the Greek myth.

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  • The wife, regarding union with her producer as incest, fled from his embraces as Nemesis did from those of Zeus, and Rhea from Cronus, assuming various animal disguises.

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  • We have seen the example of Greek mythic illustrations of " Jungstenrecht," or supremacy of the youngest, in the Hesiodic myth of Zeus, the youngest child of Cronus.

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  • Various accounts of their origin are given: they were earth-born, sons of Cronus, sons of Zeus and Calliope, sons of Rhea, of Ops, of the Great Mother and a mystic father, of Apollo and Thalia, of Athena and Helios.

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  • Cronus later led the Titans in their losing war against Zeus and the Olympian gods.

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  • 166) the same description is given of the Islands of the Blessed under the rule of Cronus, which yield three harvests yearly.

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  • Here, according to Pindar, Rhadamanthys sits by the side of his father Cronus and administers judgment (01.

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  • It is probable that Zalmoxis is Sabazius, the Thracian Dionysus or Zeus; Mnaseas of Patrae identified him with Cronus.

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  • 1497), while Hofer (in Roscher's Lexikon) suggests that the episodes of the murder of his father and of his marriage are reminiscences of the overthrow of Cronus by Zeus and of the union of Zeus with his own sister.

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  • p. 285) sees in it an indication that, as the daughter of Metis, Athena was already invested with a mental and moral character, and explains the swallowing of Metis (for which compare the story of Cronus and his children) by the desire to attribute an extraordinary birth to one in whom masculine traits predominated.

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  • In the first group are found Infinite Time, or Cronus; Tellus and Atlas supporting the globe, representing the union of Earth and Heaven; Oceanus; the Fates; Infinite Time giving into the hand of his successor Ormazd the thunderbolt, the symbol of authority; Ormazd struggling with a giant of evil - the Mithraic gigantomachy.

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  • The head of the divine hierarchy of Mithras was Infinite Time - Cronus, Saturn; Heaven and Earth were his offspring, and begat Ocean, who formed with them a trinity corresponding to Jupiter, Juno, and Neptune.

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  • DIODORUS CRONUS (4th century B.C.), Greek philosopher of the Megarian school.

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  • Other tales said the stone was the one given by Rhea to Cronus as a substitute for Zeus.

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  • For bibliographical information about the Megarians, see Euclides; Eubulides; Diodorus Cronus; Stilpo.

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  • URANUS (Heaven), in Greek mythology, the husband of Gaea (Earth), and father of Cronus (Saturn) and other deities.

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  • For the legend of his treatment by Cronus and its meaning, see Saturn.

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  • 56); Philo gives the legend that Cronus or El sacrificed his only son when his country was threatened with war (Fr.

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  • He shows at any rate that some sort of a theology existed in his day; particularly interesting is his description of the symbolic figure of Cronus with eyes before and behind and six wings open and folded (Fr.

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  • This hill is the famous Cronion, sacred to Cronus, the father of Zeus.

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  • - If the northern limit of the Altis, like the west, south and east, had been traced by a boundary wall, this would have had the effect of excluding from the precinct a spot so sacred as the Cronion, " Hill of Cronus," inseparably associated with the oldest worship of Zeus at Olympia.

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  • POSEIDON, in Greek mythology, god of the sea and of water generally, son of Cronus and Rhea, and brother of Zeus and Pluto.

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  • HESTIA, in Greek mythology, the "fire-goddess," daughter of Cronus and Rhea, the goddess of hearth and home.

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  • Originally a fisherman and diver of Anthedon in Boeotia, having eaten of a certain magical herb sown by Cronus, he leapt into the sea, where he was changed into a god, and endowed with the gift of unerring prophecy.

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  • Diodorus Cronus >>

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  • The work professes to be an interpretation of an allegorical picture in the temple of Cronus at Athens or Thebes.

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  • In Greek mythology the term was specially applied to the stone supposed to have been swallowed by Cronus (who feared misfortune from his own children) in mistake for his infant son Zeus, for whom it had been substituted by Uranus and Gaea, his wife's parents (Etymologicum Magnum, s.v.).

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  • Max Muller says (speaking of the Greeks), " their poets had an instinctive aversion to everything excessive or monstrous, yet they would relate of their gods what would make the most savage of Red Indians creep and shudder " - stories, that is, of the cannibalism of Demeter, of the mutilation of Uranus, the cannibalism of Cronus, who swallowed his own children, and the like.

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  • In the Hesiodic fable, Cronus separates the heavenly pair by mutilating his oppressive father Uranus.

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  • Osiris, Horus, Typhon (Seth), Isis and Nephthys were the children of Seb (whom the Greeks identified with Cronus); the myths of their birth were peculiarly savage and obscene.

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  • Plutarch remarked the fact that the Greek myths of Cronus, of Dionysus, of Apollo and the Python, and of Demeter, " all the things that are shrouded in mystic ceremonies and are presented in rites," " do not fall short in absurdity of the legends about Osiris and Typhon."

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  • " Three brethren are we, and sons of Cronus, sons whom Rhea bare, even Zeus and myself, and Hades is the third, the ruler of the people in the underworld.

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  • of primogeniture, while Hesiod is all for the opposite and probably earlier custom of Jiingsten-recht, and makes supreme Zeus the youngest of the sons of Cronus.

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  • He is acquainted with the existence of an older dynasty now deposed, the dynasty of Cronus and the Titans.

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  • 478) Zeus says to Hera, " For thine anger reck I not, not even though thou go to the nethermost bounds of earth and sea, where sit Iapetus and Cronus ...

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  • " The gods below that are with Cronus " are mentioned (ll.

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  • Zeus is usually called Cronion and Cronides, which Homer certainly understood to mean " son of Cronus," yet it is expressly stated that Zeus " imprisoned Cronus beneath the earth and the unvintaged sea."

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  • They are Ocean, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus, Theia, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys and the youngest, Cronus, " and he hated his glorious father."

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  • Earth excited Cronus to attack the father, whom he castrated with a sickle.

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  • The chief stock of the divine species was continued by the marriage of Rhea (probably another form of the Earth) with Cronus.

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  • All these Cronus swallowed; and this " swallow-myth " occurs in Australia, among the Bushmen, in Guiana, in Brittany (where Gargantua did the swallow-trick) and elsewhere.

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  • At last Rhea bore Zeus, and gave Cronus a stone in swaddling bands, which he disposed of in the usual way.

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  • Zeus grew up, administered an emetic to Cronus (some say Metis did this), and had the satisfaction of seeing all his brothers and sisters disgorged alive.

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  • Then followed the wars between Zeus and the gods he had rescued from the maw of Cronus against the gods of the elder branch, the children of Uranus and Gaea - Heaven and Earth.

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  • The gods assume animal forms: Cronus becomes a horse, Rhea a mare; Zeus begets separate families of men in the shape of a bull, an ant, a serpent, a swan.

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  • transl., and " Zeus the ancient of days " became " Zeus the son of Cronus."

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  • Having thus got a Cronus, the Greeks - and " the misunderstanding could have happened in Greece only " - needed a myth of Cronus.

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  • But the hypothesis that Cronus is a late derivation from KpovtSr i s and Kpoviwv is by no means universally accepted.

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  • Schwartz (Prahistorisch-anthropologische Studien) readily proves Cronus to be the storm, swallowing the clouds.

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  • Myth comes in when the Maoris represent Rangi and Papa, Heaven and Earth, as two vast beings, male and female, united in a secular embrace, and finally severed by their children, among whom Tane Mahuta takes the part of Cronus in the Greek myth.

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  • The wife, regarding union with her producer as incest, fled from his embraces as Nemesis did from those of Zeus, and Rhea from Cronus, assuming various animal disguises.

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  • We have seen the example of Greek mythic illustrations of " Jungstenrecht," or supremacy of the youngest, in the Hesiodic myth of Zeus, the youngest child of Cronus.

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  • Various accounts of their origin are given: they were earth-born, sons of Cronus, sons of Zeus and Calliope, sons of Rhea, of Ops, of the Great Mother and a mystic father, of Apollo and Thalia, of Athena and Helios.

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  • From Gaia and Uranus sprang: Mnemosyme, the Cyclopes, Cronus / Kronos, Rhea, Coeus, Phoebe, Hyperion, Hecatonchires, Iapetus, Oceanus, Tethys, and Echidna.

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  • Gaia convinced Cronus to castrate Uranus.

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  • Cronus dethroned Uranus, and he and his sister Rhea took the throne.

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  • Cronus and Rhea were supposed to be the parents of Demeter, Hera, Hades, Hestia and Poseidon, along with Zeus, the youngest.

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  • Because of prophesies that he would be overthrown by his sons, as he had overthrown his own father, Cronus swallowed all the children but Zeus.

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  • From Gaia and Uranus sprang: Mnemosyme, the Cyclopes, Cronus / Kronos, Rhea, Coeus, Phoebe, Hyperion, Hecatonchires, Iapetus, Oceanus, Tethys, and Echidna.

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  • For his terrible deeds, Gaia asked her son Cronus to castrate Uranus.

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  • After he overthrew his father, Cronus ruled Mount Olympus.

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  • The legend continues that Cronus heard a prophesy that he would be overthrown by his son as he had overthrown Uranus.

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  • Later, Zeus came to Olympus to avenge his siblings and cut them free from Cronus.

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