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Definition Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus

The word, "titanic" (large and/or strong), references the size of the Titans. Similarly, Saturn's largest moon is named "Titan" because of its size.
  • In Greek mythology, the Olympians defeated the Titans in a ten year war.
Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • In Greek mythology, the Titans ruled during the legendary Golden Age.
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • The truce between the gods held only because Titans and Olympians each kept to their sphere.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  •   The grey-ey'd morn smiles on the frowning night,
      Chequering the eastern clouds with streaks of light;
      And flecked darkness like a drunkard reels
      From forth day's path and Titan's fiery wheels.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Titan = god of the sun who radiated the sun's light and heat (typically depicted driving a horse-drawn chariot through the sky)
  • The Olympians and Titans.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • I think Zeus would be glad to know how deep the Titan mutiny goes, don't you?
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • You have always been insolent, Titan.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • If there is war, Titan, Olympus will win it.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • It was said to be made from the skin of a Titan that she had flayed and tanned herself.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • But all I knew of war came from my father's stories of the Titans.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • And what of that old Titan Prometheus on his rock.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • In the sky above this place, he vanquished a Titan giant, drenching the land with blood.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • There is no mortal in me, I am Titan only.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • But four Titan witches could not be easily dismissed.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • They took him to Nereus, old Titan god of the sea, who in turn introduced him to Poseidon, his new lord.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • Perhaps, Aeetes said, she was too proud to rub shoulders with earthbound Titans.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • Not only Titans would attend.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • Titans passed before me: my aunt Selene; my uncle Nereus trailing seaweed; Mnemosyne, mother of memories, and her nine light-footed daughters.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • Look what happens to Titans who do not obey.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Titans = Greek mythology:  the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  • There is no lesson here for a Titan.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
Titan = Greek mythology:  one of the giant-sized gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus

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