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Titanomachia (1)

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01 Religious and ideological doctrines and imagery

04 Religious and philosophical literature and poetry

2nd century BCE
Hellenistic Empires
Hellenistic philosophers and scholars

Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1.2.1:
With them (= his brothers and sisters) Zeus unleashed the war against Kronos and the Titans. When they had been fighting for ten years, Ge prophesied to Zeus that he would be victorious if he had as his allies those who had been consigned to Tartarus; so she killed their prison-warder Kampe and freed them. Then the Cyclopes gave thunder, lightning, and the thunderbolt to Zeus, the cap of invisibility to Pluto, and the trident to Poseidon. Armed with this equipment they overcame the Titans, imprisoned them in Tartarus, and set the hundred-handers to be their warders. They themselves cast lots of government, and Zeus got power in heaven, Poseidon in the sea, and Pluto in the underworld.

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Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1.2.1


West 2002, 114West, Martin L. “'Eumelos'. A Corinthian Epic Cycle?.” Journal of Hellenic Studies 122 (2002) 109-133. [JSTOR (requires subscription)]

Amar Annus

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