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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 ...


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A simple way to look at it is Titan are often associate with natural forces and phenomena, such as Eos, "Dawn". The wiki for Eos may be confusing—there she is listed both as titan and god, but this is elucidating: Titans are the order of god that is pre-Olympian specifically. Helios, the sun, likewise, is one of the most famous titans. Tethys &...


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As time progressed, Titans (as well as giants) became terms to use for gigantic size. I will tell you what they meant before this. Titan: this term means 'strained one'. The reason for this is because - after Cronus castrated his father - Ouranos hated the Titans for this. Thus, he gave them this name. Giant (Gigante): this term means 'old one' or 'ancient ...


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