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Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.

Aphrodite in Art
Aphrodite in Myth
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The Titans were a race of gods who were the parents and precursors of the Olympians. They were defeated by this younger generation of deities, who were led by Zeus. The ancient Greek poet Hesiod, in his Theogony, claims that the goddess Gaia first gave birth to Ouranos, then mated with him to produce these offspring. Later, Ouranos was to name his children Titans, which translates into overreachers.

Atlas | Atlas led the struggle between the Titans and Olympians, and for this he was punished...

Epimetheus | this Titan was the brother of Prometheus; his name means "afterthought"

Gaia (Tellus) | Gaia was an Earth goddess; she is also the mother of the Titans

Hyperion | god who was the father of Helios, Eos, and Selene

Iapetos | god who fathered Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus

Koios | god who mated with Phoebe and together they produced Leto and Asteria

Kreios | god who sired Astraios, Pallas, and Perses

Kronos (Cronus) | it was Kronos, son of Gaia and Ouranos, who castrated his father; in turn, Kronos was the sire of many of the Olympians

Leto (Latona) | the goddess Leto bore the Olympian deities Artemis and Apollo to Zeus

Mnemosyne | the name Mnemosyne means "memory"; she and Zeus together produced the Muses

Okeanos (Oceanus) | god of the Ocean and water; father of the Oceanids ("three thousand slender-ankled daughters")

Ouranos (Uranus) | Ouranos was both the son and the consort of Gaia; he was also the father of the Titans

Phoebe | goddess who conceived Leto and Asteria by the Titan Koios

More Titans (Prometheus - Themis)

Who's Who in Classical Mythology

Who's Who in Classical Mythology

This book is a great source for information about Greek and Roman mythology! Organized alphabetically, this who's who features information about over 1200 of the most intriguing characters from Classical myth and legend.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Bulfinch's Mythology

The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.

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