I think something with Heracles, but I am unsure.

  • they all relate to each other in multiple ways, and the context would be very important. I'd start with en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titans_(mythology) and see what makes sense. The Titans were the first gods, overthrown (conquered?) by the later gods (who are sometimes also called Titans...). Tiberinus en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiberinus_(god) who's parents were Titans, is a river god of the Tiber, who is said to have protected Romulus and Remus (the founders of Rome). Exactly which conquest is involved is guesswork.
    – DWKraus
    Commented Sep 3, 2020 at 19:11
  • The Romans were obviously conquerors; as for the titans, well, Denzel Washington did a better job at explaining it than I ever will.
    – Lucian
    Commented Sep 3, 2020 at 21:56
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    @DWKraus The titans where not the first gods. The titans overthrew the primordial gods and then get overthrown by the Olympians. Ouranos prophesied the fall of the Titans and the punishments they would suffer for their crimes, a prophecy brought to fruition by Zeus and others who deposed and cast them into the pit of Tartaros.
    – Tom Sol
    Commented Sep 4, 2020 at 7:29
  • Simply asking your manager what these things have in common is not possible? Since the answer to the question depends on what your manager thinks they have in common. If this commonality is based on a wrong interpretation by your manager we can never make an appropriate answer.
    – Tom Sol
    Commented Sep 4, 2020 at 7:34

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Heracles supposedly conquered Rome and freed a Titan.

Hesiod's Theogony and Aeschylus' Prometheus Unbound both tell that Heracles shot and killed the eagle that tortured Prometheus (which was his punishment by Zeus for stealing fire from the gods and giving it to mortals). Heracles freed the Titan from his chains and his torments. Prometheus then made predictions regarding further deeds of Heracles.

In ancient Roman religion and myth, Hercules was venerated as a divinized hero and incorporated into the legends of Rome's founding.

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    Thank you, I knew there was something like this, but couldn't remember the exact details.
    – DWKraus
    Commented Sep 4, 2020 at 11:43
  • That could be, but I don't remember Heracles conquering Rome. Do you have a link for that please?
    – gsamaras
    Commented Sep 4, 2020 at 12:53
  • IIRC it was in one of the 12 works of Hercules where he defeats a fire-breathing giant that occupied the Palatine Hill, the center fill of the Seven Hills of Rome,
    – Codosaur
    Commented Sep 5, 2020 at 8:51
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    @gsamaras This may have been a side-quest for Hercules en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hercules_in_ancient_Rome He drove Geryon's cattle over the Aventine hill and battled the giant Cacus en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cacus
    – DWKraus
    Commented Sep 11, 2020 at 23:51
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    @gsamaras don't stress too much about negative scores around here. The history site is even worse. Mostly it's because people expect evidence of research, but this question would be hard to piece together the disparate elements.
    – DWKraus
    Commented Sep 12, 2020 at 0:38

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