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Τιτάν 1

the Titans, a race of gods placed beneath Tartarus, Il. (where two are named—Iapetus and Cronus), acc. to Hes., six sons and six daughters of Uranus and Gaia; hurled from Olympus into nether darkness, Hes.: other names are given by later Poets, as Atlas, Aesch.; Prometheus, Soph.; Θέμις Aesch.; and in Lat. Poets Titan is the Sun-god.
The oldest deriv. of the name is given in Hes., the stretchers, strivers; others connect it with τίτας (from τίνω), avengers.

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