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Iapetus

Iapetus

Iapetus was a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, and father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius. His name derives from the Greek word meaning to pierce usually with a spear; therefore, Iapetus may have been considered as the god of craftsmanship, although other sources site him as the...

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Iapetus /aɪˈæpɨtəs/ may refer to: Iapetus (mythology), a Titan in Greek mythology Iapetus (moon), one of the planet Saturn's moons, named for the mythological

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Persephone

Persephone

Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, and the queen of the underworld. She was abducted by Hades, the god of the underworld, infuriating her mother who made the crops wither and the earth barren. Zeus intervened and tried to bring Persephone back to the world of the li...

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about the Greek goddess. For other uses, see Persephone (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Persephone (/pərˈsɛfəniː/, per-SEH-fə-nee; Greek: Περσεφόνη)

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The Underworld

The Underworld

The underworld is hidden in the earth. It is the kingdom of the dead and ruled over by Hades. Hades is a greedy god who is greatly concerned with increasing his subjects. Those whose calling increase the number of dead are seen favora...

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uses, see Underworld (disambiguation). The underworld or netherworld is thought to be deep underground or beneath the surface of the world in

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Gorgons

Gorgons

These are female monsters with snakes for hair. Their faces are so ugly that any man that see the face will turn to stone. Oddly the three gorgons have very different origins. Stheno and Euryale ...

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two of the Gorgons were immortal, Stheno and Euryale, their sister Medusa was not, and she was slain by the demigod and hero Perseus. Gorgons were a popular

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Medusa

Medusa

The Medusa was an ugly creature. Let's have a look at how she came into existence, for she wasn't always that ugly... Again, the Gods played their role.
The Medusa was the daughter of P...

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For other uses, see Medusa (disambiguation). In Greek mythology Medusa (/məˈduːsə, -zəˌ -ˈdjuː-/; Μέδουσα "guardian, protectress") was a monster, a Gorgon

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