Essays Tagged: "Cronus"

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

us. She tried to get her children to attack Uranus. All were too afraid except, the youngest Titan, Cronus. Gaea and Cronus set up an ambush of Uranus as he lay with Gaea at night. Cronus grabbed his ... either died, withdrew from the earth, or exiled himself to Italy. As he departed he promised that. Cronus and the Titans would be punished. From his spilt blood came the Giants, the Ash Tree Nymphs, ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Zeus Greek god

presented as the god of justice and mercy, the protector f the weak, and the punisher of the wicked.Cronus was Zeus's father. Poseidon and Hades were Zeus's older brothers. Zeus was the youngest son. ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

How Egyptian and Greek culture is reflected through their respective mythology

dishonorable, and as a result of his poor behavior he is castrated and removed, replaced by his son Cronus.Both the Sky and Earth gods had to be forcefully separated from their prospective lovers in o ... Gaea seeks revenge against her husband. She creates steel and fashions a great sickle, she induces Cronus to help her with the promise of letting him taking his father's place. Gaea then releases Cro ...

(5 pages) 213 3 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Gods and Monster; By Glen Gemeniano

people. The realization of limited life span provides profound motivation.It was as if the image of Cronus castrating his father flashed through your mind while you walking down the hall. Cronus, fath ...

(1 pages) 101 4 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Essay on the "Birth of Venus" a painting by Sandro Botticelli in the Early Renaissance

because of his dishonorable treatment of her and especially her children. So with her youngest son Cronus she thought of a plan to get rid of Uranus. Gaea created a great steel sickle and gave it to ... ickle and gave it to Cronus; she then enticed her husband Uranus to lay with her. Gaea had released Cronus and he came upon his parents while they were in the throes of passion, and with a mighty swin ...

(4 pages) 242 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Gods and Goddesses

s. They became known as the Titans. Of these gods, known as the Old Gods, we commonly know Oceanus, Cronus, and Rhea, who still appear today in some of the well-known myths.Uranus treated Mother Earth ... forget such harsh treatment from her first son. She persuaded the Titans to gain revenge upon him. Cronus, the youngest of the twelve, claimed the leadership position and led the attack against Uranu ...

(9 pages) 110 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Zeus The Great God Of Mount Olympus.

Zeus, the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea, he was the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and of the Pantheon of gods who resided t ... ather. This mythological tale of Zeus' struggle against the Titans (Titanomachy) had been caused by Cronus, after he had been warned that one of his children would depose him. Cronus knowing the conse ... us knowing the consequences, as he had overthrown his father Uranus. To prevent this from happening Cronus swallowed his newborn children Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades and Poseidon, but his wife Rhea ( ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about Hera the Greek Goddess. Every thing about her who she was married to and how she was a jeolous Wife.

as the most beautiful and powerful goddess, but she had a bad side to her.Hera was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She was born on the riverbanks of Imbrasons, under a willow tree. When Hera and her ... as the most beautiful and powerful goddess, but she had a bad side to her.Hera was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She was born on the riverbanks of Imbrasons, under a willow tree. When Hera and her ...

(6 pages) 42 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Hera

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Hera queen of the gods.

Hera is the queen of the Olympian deities. She is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea, and wife and sister of Zeus. Hera was worshipped as a goddess of marriage and birth ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Demeter goddess of agriculture

y) which, according to one legend, allowed them to stand upright.She was the daughter of the Titans Cronus and Rhea and thus Zeus' sister. Along with Dionysus (known in Roman as Bacchus, god of Wine) ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Zeus

the ultimate ruler of heaven and Earth and of all gods and humankind. The youngest son of the Titan Cronus, Zeus escaped the fate of his siblings. Cronus had swallowed them in fear that one would grow ... n place of her infant son. When Zeus reached manhood he reappeared and, by means of a trick, caused Cronus to vomit up Poseidon, Hades, and the rest of his swallowed offspring. Led by Zeus, they fough ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Greek God:Zeus

e climate is hot and dry making rain the scarce, life-giving force.Zeus was the sixth child born to Cronus and Rhea, Because Cronus, ruler of the Titans and the supreme god at the time, was afraid tha ... ades, Hera, Demeter and Hestia. This, of course, infuriated Rhea and when Zeus was born she tricked Cronus into swallowing a rock wrapped in blankets. Zeus is more powerful than any other god or even ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Poseidon: The Greek God of to many names to count

Poseidon is a god of many names. He is most famous as the god of the sea. The son of Cronus and Rhea, Poseidon is one of six siblings who eventually "divided the power of the world." Hi ...

(2 pages) 50 2 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Kind Of Gods

he gods and many other things, Zeus is worshiped by both gods and mortals.Zeus, the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea, is the King of Gods, the Lord of the Sky, the Rain God, and the Cloud gatherer. The ... es, Hermes, Hephaestus and many more.One of Zeus' most famous tales is the overthrow of the Titans. Cronus, in fear of being overthrown by his children, Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, and Poseidon, swa ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Zeus

, and ended up saving the lives of his brothers and sisters. He was the sixth child of his parents' Cronus and Rhea. Cronus was the supreme ruler of the universe and became that supreme ruler when he ... the supreme ruler of the universe and became that supreme ruler when he slayed his farther, Uranus. Cronus had been warned that one day his son would dispose of him as he had done his father. Knowing ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Odyssey Characters

d of going down to the underworld. Zeus is related to Helios by their immortal relationship, son of Cronus and he is also known as the "father" of all gods. In the end of the episode Zeus had pleased ... o that now she must let Odysseus back to Ithaca. In the story, Calypso is the lover of the Odysseus.Cronus- He is Zeus's father. Cronus was the head of the titans, who were defeated by Zeus and his si ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hades

Greek mythology had become fully developed by about the 700s BC.4. Hades parents were Cronus and Rhea. He gained control of the underworld because Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades rolled dice t ... is a very wealth person. Just like his brother Poseidon and his sisters Demeter, Hera, and Hestia, Cronus swallowed him. Hades rarely left the underworld and if he did no one knew because he had a he ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

There are twelve Olympian gods. They are distinguished from the

dolphins, sea horses, and other marine creatures.Hades (Pluto) was also the brother of Zeus, son of Cronus and Rhea. He was the lord of the underworld and ruled the dead. He was a greedy god who alway ...

(5 pages) 1267 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Hades / Pluto Greek / Roman God

e god of the underworld. His oldest name was Hades or Aides meaning "The Unseen." He was the son of Cronus and Rhea, and the brother of Zeus, Poseidon, Demeter, Heista and Hera. After Zeus killed Cron ...

(2 pages) 2008 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History