Aegaeon


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Aegaeon

gigantic monster with 100 arms, 50 heads. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 5]
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It was you, goddess, who delivered him by calling to Olympus the hundred-handed monster whom gods call Briareus, but men Aegaeon, for he is stronger even than his father; when therefore he took his seat all-glorious beside the son of Saturn, the other gods were afraid, and did not bind him.
1165: Eumelus says that Aegaeon was the son of Earth and Sea and, having his dwelling in the sea, was an ally of the Titans.
One tree supports the swords of hundred-handed Aegaeon (De rapt.
The Titans and Aegaeon are prepared to battle Jove once again:
revulso carcere laxatis pubes Titania vinclis vidisset caeleste iubar rursusque cruentus Aegaeon postis aucto de corpore nodis obvia centeno vexasset fulmina motu.
498-504), for example , and Aeneas with Aegaeon (2: 86; X: ll.