Titanomachy


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Titanomachy:

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in Greek religion and mythology, one of 12 primeval deities. The female Titan is also called Titaness. The Titans—six sons and six daughters—were the children of Uranus and Gaea.
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(27) In both Apollodoros' Library, (28) and the account of Diodorus Siculus, (29) the aegis is the hide of a monster killed by Athene in the Titanomachy. In later sources and scholia, the aegis is the skin of Amalthea, the she-goat who nursed Zeus.
(24) Apollodorus follows Hesiod by saying that after the Titanomachy, Zeus appointed Briareos and his brothers wardens of the imprisoned Titans (Bib.
West (2002) speculates on the possibility of a Corinthian epic cycle formed by poems such as the Titanomachy, the Corinthiaca, and the Europia, transmitted to us under the name of Eumelos of Corinth.
The Titanomachy and the struggle against Typhoeus are both interpreted as battles of the gaze; here Lovatt makes use of the work of Carol J.