Aegaeon

Aegaeon

gigantic monster with 100 arms, 50 heads. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 5]
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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.
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.
Six named moons were identified by the probe, Methone, Pallene, Polydeuces, Daphnis, Anthe, and Aegaeon. A seventh unnamed "moonlet" was found embedded in Saturn's B ring.
Aegaeon, a tiny moon discovered by Cassini, is a source of the particles in the G ring, while Enceladus's plumes provide the particles in the E ring.
These include Methone, Pallene, Polydeuces, Daphnis, Anthe, and Aegaeon. The seventh moon, discovered in 2009, is presently named  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S/2009_S_1) S/2009 S 1  and is only 984 feet in diameter.
Pandalid shrimp Plesionika heterocarpus, Crangonid shrimp Aegaeon lacazei and Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus were reported only at the depth of 60 m, and brachyuran crab Dromia personata at the depth of 40 m.
Species collected in the littoral zone of Marmara Island Depths (m) 0-1 40 50 60 Order DECAPODA Suborder DENDROBRANCHIATA Parapenaeus longirostris (Lucas, 1946) + + + Suborder PLEOCYEMATA Infraorder CARIDEA Aegaeon lacazei (Gourret, 1887) + Palaemon elegans Rathke, 1837 + Plesionika heterocarpus (A.
Diogenes pugilator Roux, 1829 + + Ebalia cranchii Leach, 1817 Eurydice pulchra Leach, 1815 Eurynome aspera Pennant, 1777 Gnathia maxillaries Montagu, 1804 Goneplax rhomboids Linnaeus, 1758 + Leptochela pugnax De Man, 1916 Liocarcinus depurator Linnaeus, 1758 + + Liocarcinus vernalis Risso, 1816 + + Metapenaeus monoceros Fabricius, 1798 Erugosquilla massavensis Kossmann, 1880 Pagurus cuanensis Bell, 1845 + Parapenaeus longirostris Lucas, 1846 Pisa armata Latreille, 1803 + Aegaeon cataphractus Olivi, 1792 Portunus hastatus Linnaeus, 1767 + Portunus pelagicus Linnaeus, 1758 * Processa edulis Risso, 1816 Pycnogonida/Species Anoplodactylus sp.
Ina passage that was probably Statius' source for the comparison of Tydeus to the classical monster, Virgil compares the fury of Aeneas in battle to Briareos (whom he calls Aegaeon) violently clashing against Zeus with his hundred hands and with as many swords and shields as Jove had thunderbolts (Aen.
Dido is compared with Diana (1: 15; I: ll.498-504), for example , and Aeneas with Aegaeon (2: 86; X: ll.655-70).
Compare also 10.565-570, where Aeneas, at his most aggressive after the death of Pallas, is likened to the fire-breathing giant Aegaeon, one of the primeval enemies of jupiter.
The gods called him Briareus; mortals called him Aegaeon. According to one legend, Briareus and his brothers successfully aided Zeus against the attack by the Titans.