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Hecatoncheires


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Hundred-handed monsters, Cottus, Briareos, and Gyes, sons of Heaven and Earth (Hesiod Theogonia 147ff.); aided Zeus against the Titans (713ff.). Briareos (called Aegaeon by men) was brought by Thetis to protect Zeus against Hera, Poseidon, and Athena (Iliad 1. 396ff.).

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Subjects: Classical Studies.


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