Cronus

Roman Name: Saturn

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Titan- Ruler of the Universe

Character Traits

Giant


Bearded Man


Baby of Family

Relationships

Parents: Uranus (Sky) and Gaea (Earth)


Siblings: Other Titans


Wife/Sister: Rhea


Children: Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Demeter, Hestia, Hera

Interesting Facts

  1. He killed his dad and took his powers.
  2. His parents told him that one of his children would overthrow him, so he swallowed them all when they were born (or so he thought).
  3. When Zeus was born, Cronus' wife tricked him and he swallowed rocks wrapped in a blanket instead.
  4. Zeus gave him a drink that made him throw up all his siblings.
  5. The Titanic was named after the Titans because it was the largest ship in 1912.

Strengths

Brave- He was the only sibling to volunteer to help his mother overthrow his father.


Powerful- He allied with most of the Titans and the river goddess Styx to battle the Olympians.


Determined- He did what he needed to do in order to survive.

Weaknesses

Paranoid- He ate his own children due to fear of being overthrown himself.


Violent- His violent actions caused his wife to want to overthrow him.


Family- His wife and mother connived against him. His family was the cause of his paranoia.

Symbols

  • Scythe

  • Zodiacs

Works Cited

Bryany, Megan E. Mythlopedia Oh My Gods. NY: Scholastic, 2010. Print.


"CRONUS : Greek Titan King of Heaven, God of Time ; Mythology ; Pictures : KRONOS, SATURN." CRONUS : Greek Titan King of Heaven, God of Time ; Mythology ; Pictures : KRONOS, SATURN. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.


"Cronus." Cronus. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.


D'Aulaire, Ingri, and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire. Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962. Print.


"Fast Facts On: Kronos." About.com Travel. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.



Littleton, Scott C. Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology: Vol. 3. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2005. Print.