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  Cronus
Cronus, the son of Uranus and Gaia and the youngest of the twelve Titans.
The Romans compared Cronus with their Saturn, who was to the Romans a corn god.
In art, Cronus was depicted carrying a sickle used to gather the harvest, but this was also the weapon he used to castrate his father.
www.pantheon.org /mythica/articles/c/cronus.html   (608 words)

  
  Science Fair Projects - Cronus
Cronus sired several children by Rhea: Demeter, Hera, Hades, Hestia, and Poseidon, but swallowed them all as soon as they were born, since he had learned from Gaia and Uranus that he was destined to be overcome by his own son as he had overthrown his own father.
Since Cronus ruled over the earth, the heavens, and the sea, she hid him by dangling him on a rope from a tree so he was suspended between earth, sea, and sky and thus, invisible to his father.
Cronus and the Titans were confined in Tartarus, a dank misty gloomy place at the deepest point in the Earth.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Cronus   (925 words)

  
  Cronus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a result of his association with the bountiful and virtuous Golden Age, Cronus was worshiped as a harvest deity, overseeing crops such as corn and grains, and nature, agriculture, and the progression of time in relation to humans in general.
While Cronus was considered a cruel and tempestuous deity to the Greeks, his nature under Roman influence became more innocuous, with his association with the Golden Age eventually causing him to become the god of "human time", i.e., calendars, seasons, and harvests—not to be confused with Chronos, the unrelated embodiment of time in general.
While the Greeks largely neglected Cronus, considering him a mere intermediary stage between Uranus and Zeus, he was a larger aspect of Roman mythology and religion; Saturnalia was a festival dedicated in his honor, and at least one temple to Saturn existed in the early Roman Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cronus   (740 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Uranus (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Only Cronus, youngest of the Titans, was willing: he ambushed his father and castrated him, casting the severed testicles into the sea.
Cronus (Ancient Greek Κρόνος;, Krónos), also called Cronos or Kronos, was the leader and the youngest of the first generation of Titans, divine descendants of Gaia, the earth, and Uranus, the sky.
Uranus was the son and mate of Gaia the father of Cronus (Saturn) and of the Cyclopes and Titans (predecessors of the Olympian gods).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Uranus-%28mythology%29   (2891 words)

  
 Cronus (Stargate) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Because of his power, Cronus was sent by the System Lords to negotiate including Earth in the Asgard's Protected Planets Treaty, meaning that the Goa'uld System Lords could not attack Earth, in exchange for the Asgard allowing the Goa'uld "access to the passage of Nylor".
Cronus at last appears in the season four episode "Double Jeopardy", when he has taken over the world Juna, which was once freed by SG-1 from Heru-ur.
However Cronus was able to overpower both of them and then wanted to kill the real Teal'c in the same way he killed his father but before he could do that he was shot in the back by the robot Teal'c.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cronos_(Stargate)   (616 words)

  
 Cronus Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As a result of his association with the bountiful and virtuous Golden Age, Cronus was worshiped as a harvest deity, overseeing crops such as corn and grains, and nature, agriculture, and the progression of time in relation to humans in general.
While Cronus was considered a cruel and tempestuous deity to the Greeks, his nature under Roman influence became more innocuous, with his association with the Golden Age eventually causing him to become the god of "human time", i.e., calendars, seasons, and harvests—not to be confused with Chronos, the unrelated embodiment of time in general.
While the Greeks largely neglected Cronus, considering him a mere intermediary stage between Uranus and Zeus, he was a larger aspect of Roman mythology and religion; Saturnalia was a festival dedicated in his honor, and at least one temple to Saturn existed in the early Roman Kingdom.
www.bookrags.com /Cronus   (1456 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Titans
Cronus had the help of the Hecatonchires and the Cyclopes, since he freed them from their imprisonment in Tartarus.
Cronus had the habit of swallowing his own children right after their birth because his mother, Gaia had prophesied that one would eventually depose him as ruler of the universe in the same manner Cronus had taken over, by overthrowing his father.
Rhea hid the infant Zeus in a cave on Mount Ida in Crete.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ti/Titans   (604 words)

  
 Cronus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cronus ("crow" also spelled Cronos Kronos and Khronos but not to be confused with Chronos) in Greek mythology (Saturn in Roman mythology) was the leader and (in some the youngest of the first generation of Titans.
Cronus sired several children by Rhea : Hestia Demeter Hera Hades and Poseidon but swallowed them all as soon they were born since he had learned Gaia and Uranus that he was destined be overcome by his own son as had overthrown his own father.
Since Cronus ruled over the earth heavens and the sea she hid him dangling him on a rope from a so he was suspended between earth sea sky and thus invisible to his father.
www.freeglossary.com /Cronus   (843 words)

  
 The Titans - Crystalinks
Cronus, aided by the Hundred-handers and Cyclopes, then sets upon his father, castrates him, and sets himself up as king of the gods, with Rhea as his wife and queen.
In Greek mythology, Cronus was the leader and the youngest of the first generation of Titans.
Cronus was identified in antiquity with the God Saturn of Roman mythology.
www.crystalinks.com /titans.html   (3842 words)

  
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Cronus ("crow", also spelled Cronos and Kronos but not to be confused with Chronos), in Greek mythology (Saturn in Roman mythology), was the leader and youngest of the Titans.
His mother was Gaia, and his father was Uranus, whom Cronus hated.
He was raised by a goat named Amalthea, while a company of Koryvandes, soldiers, or smaller gods danced, shouted, and clapped their hands to make noise so that Cronus would not hear the baby's cries.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/c/cr/cronus.html   (725 words)

  
 Titans
Cronus was the youngest son of Uranus and Gaea; though, according to Diodorus Siculus, he was the eldest child.
Cronus married his sister Rhea and was the father of Hestia, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hera and Zeus.
Rhea married her brother, Cronus and was the mother of Olympians: Hestia, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hera and Zeus.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/titans.html   (4161 words)

  
 The Mythology of Saturn
Saturn, called Cronus by the Greeks, was, at the dawn of the Ages of the Gods, the Protector and Sower of the Seed and his wife, Rhea, (called Ops by the Romans) was a Harvest Helper.
Cronus was one of the the Seven Titans or Numina and with them, reigned supreme in the Universe.
Cronus and his brothers were imprisoned in the Tartarus, a dark gloomy region at the end of the Earth.
members.tripod.com /~Avalon100/Saturn.html   (1758 words)

  
 MythNET - Titans
The ruler of the Titans was Cronus who was de-throned by his son Zeus.
Most of the Titans fought with Cronus against Zeus and were punished by being banished to Tartarus.
Cronus was the ruling Titan who came to power by castrating his Father Uranus.
www.classicsunveiled.com /mythnet/html/titan.html   (972 words)

  
 RFC 824 (rfc824) - CRONUS Virtual Local Network
Cronus Protocol Layering The VLN is completely compatible with the Internet Protocol as defined in [5], i.e., no changes or extensions to IP are 5 DOS-26 Rev A Virtual Local Network RFC 824 required to implement IP above the VLN.
Between two VLN clients S and R in the same Cronus cluster, the sequence of datagrams received by R is a subsequence of the sequence sent by S to R; a stronger sequencing property holds for broadcast and multicast addressing.
A sender outside a Cronus cluster may direct an internet datagram into the cluster by specifying the VLN network number in the network number field of the destination address; senders in the cluster may transmit messages to internet hosts outside the cluster in a similar way.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc824.html   (5831 words)

  
 Cronus
Cronus was the ruling Titan who came to power by castrating his Father Uranus.
To insure his safety Cronus ate each of the children as they were born.
This worked until Rhea, unhappy at the loss of her children, tricked Cronus into swallowing a rock, instead of Zeus.
www.greekmythology.com /Titans/Cronus/cronus.html   (169 words)

  
 CRONUS : Greek Titan king of heaven, god of time ; mythology ; pictures : KRONOS, SATURN
KRONOS (or Cronus) was the Titan god of time and the ages, especially time where regarded as destructive and all-devouring.
CRONUS (Kronos), a son of Uranus and Ge, and the youngest among the Titans.
When the Cyclopes were delivered from Tartarus, the government of the world was taken from Uranus and given to Cronus, who in his turn lost it through Zeus, as was predicted to him by Ge and Uranus.
www.theoi.com /Titan/TitanKronos.html   (10563 words)

  
 Cronus, Greece, Greek mythology
Cronus had taken the power by mutilating his father and according to the ancient Greeks, time started when Cronus took over.
Because Cronus had been told by his father Uranos that one of his children would take his throne, he swallowed each child his wife gave birth to, making Rhea more and more desperate.
Cronus was one of the oldest gods worshipped by the Greeks, and his time was often referred to as the golden age.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/cronus.htm   (244 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Titanomachy
The stage for this important battle was set after the youngest Titan, Cronus, overthrew his own father, Uranus (the Heaven itself and ruler of the cosmos), with the help of his mother, Gaia (the earth).
Cronus castrated his father, took his throne, and released his fellow Titan siblings, who had been locked away in Tartarus under Uranus' tyrannical and selfish reign.
For fear of his unborn children rising against him, Cronus now turned into the terrible king his father Uranus had been, swallowing each of his children whole as they were born from his sister-wife Rhea.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Titanomachy   (792 words)

  
 Behind the Name: View Name: Cronus
Cronus was the Titan who fathered the Greek gods.
As his wife Rhea gave birth to the gods, Cronus swallowed them fearing a prophecy that said he would be overthrown by one of his children.
Cronus and the rest of the Titans were then defeated by the gods and exiled.
www.behindthename.com /php/view.php?name=cronus   (83 words)

  
 Cronus (or Kronos)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cronus (or Kronos) is a pre-Greek archetypical fertility god whose exact origin is unknown, but is said to be the son of the earth goddess Gaea and the sky god Ouranos, whom he usurped after castrating him.
Cronus followed his father's example of swallowing his sons because when marrying an oracle foretold that a son would displace him.
Cronus was celebrated at the Greek harvest festival of kronia, which equaled the Roman saturnalia.
www.themystica.com /mythical-folk/articles/cronus.html   (246 words)

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