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  Tartarus
Tartarus is the lowest region of the world, as far below earth as earth is from heaven.
Tartarus is described as a dank, gloomy pit, surrounded by a wall of bronze, and beyond that a three-fold layer of night.
In early stories, it is primarily the prison for defeated gods; the Titans were condemned to Tartarus after losing their battle against the Olympian gods, and the hecatoncheires stood over them as guards at the bronze gates.
www.pantheon.org /articles/t/tartarus.html   (253 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Tartarus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
700 BC, the deity Tartarus was the son of Aether and Gaia, and father of Typhon and Echidna.
The storyline of Age of Mythology: The Titans is focused on the escape of the Titans from Tartarus.
Tartarus is a Jiralhanae (Brute) Chieftain of the Covenant
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tartarus   (4801 words)

  
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So low, it was said, that an anvil dropped from heaven having taken nine days and nights to reach earth would take a further nine days and nights to reach Tartarus.
'I'd heard many a tale about Tartarus Major, how certain continents were technological backwaters five hundred years behind the times; how the Church governed half the planet with a fist of iron, and yet how, across scattered islands and sequestered lands, a thousand bizarre and heretic cults prospered too.
These are the stories of the people who are leaving Tartarus, those have decided to stay and those who are arriving on the planet for the apocalypse.
www.orionbooks.co.uk /MP-31354/The-Fall-of-Tartarus.htm   (232 words)

  
 Underworld & Afterlife, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Tartarus is the father of such monsters as Echidna and Typhon [for the attack of Typhon against heaven see Zeus].
Rhadamanthys, who rules in Tartarus, is sometimes said to be the one whose severe rule tries and chastises wrongdoers, and forces confessions; then Tisiphone 1, who guards the entrance wrapped in a bloodstained robe, pounces upon the guilty, and lashes and threatens them, holding angry snakes in her left hand.
Campe was in Tartarus the jaileress of the CYCLOPES and the HECATONCHEIRES.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Underworld.html   (3305 words)

  
 Tartarus - Halopedia - a Wikia wiki
Tartarus is a Jiralhanae (Brute) Chieftain of the Covenant
Tartarus reported the Covenant Fleet preparing to attack Earth was largely destroyed, and an artifact almost entirely lost but for three small chips, which he presented to Truth.
Tartarus branded the gold armored Commander with the Mark of Shame and took him to the Mausoleum for an execution.
halo.wikia.com /wiki/Tartarus   (651 words)

  
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It is a dank and wretched pit engulfed in murky gloom.
Tartarus is also the place where the punishment fits the crime.
Studio Tartarus Vorstellung der Dominas des Hauses mit Bildern und Videoclips.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Tartarus.html   (520 words)

  
 Tartarus - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
As a place so far from the sun and so deep in the earth, Tartarus is hemmed in by 3 layers of night, which surrounds a bronze wall which in turn encompasses Tartarus.
It is a dank and wretched pit engulfed in murky gloom.
Tartarus is also the place where the punishment fits the crime.
www.egnu.org /thelema/Tartarus   (674 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Tartarus
In Greek mythology, the youngest son of Gaea and Tartarus.
They were imprisoned in Tartarus by their father and again by their brother Kronos.
He was admitted to the society of the gods, but his abominable behavior aroused their anger, and Zeus condemned him to suffer eternally at Tartarus.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Tartarus   (778 words)

  
 TARTARUS : Greek protogenos god of the storm pit ; mythology : TARTAROS
TARTAROS (or Tartarus) was the Protogenos (primeval god) of the great stormy Tartarean pit that lay beneath the earth.
The pit was imagined as the inverse of the dome of the sky, lying beneath the flat earth, the two halves of sky and pit forming an egg-shaped cosmic shell.
TA′RTARUS (Tartaros), a son of Aether and Ge, and by his mother Ge the father of the Gigantes, Typhoeus and Echidna.
www.theoi.com /Protogenos/Tartaros.html   (559 words)

  
 tartarus and the underworld
Tartarus is the lowest abyss beneath the earth where all waters originate; all rivers flow into the chasm of Tartarus and flow out of it again.
Tartarus is, they say, a gloomy place as far distant from earth as earth is from the sky.
Tartarus and the Underworld are the realm of Erebus, which is pure Darkness.
www.enjoy.org /hstech/thinkquest02/Mythology/places/tartarus.htm   (519 words)

  
 Part 5 - Tartarus
We now consider the word Tartarus: "For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to Hell (Tartarus), and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment." II Peter 2:4.
The Greeks held Tartarus, says Anthon, in his Classical Dictionary to be "the fabled place of punishment in the lower world." "According to the ideas of the Homeric and Hesiodic ages, it would seem that the world or universe was a hollow globe, divided into two equal portions by the flat disk of the earth.
Tartarus was regarded at this period as the prison of the gods and not as the place of torment for wicked men; being to the gods, what Erebus was to men, the abode of those who were driven from the celestial world.
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 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Greek mythology, Tartarus is both a deity and a place in the underworld even lower than Hades.
700 BCE, the deity Tartarus was the son of Aether and Gaia, and father of Typhon and Echidna.
Tartarus was the leader of the Brutes in Halo 2.
www.timesdaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Tartarus   (1091 words)

  
 Halo Story Page | Characters | Tartarus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tartarus: the lowest depths of the Earth, the realm of the dead, and in our case, the Chieftain of the Brutes.
Tartarus schemed to acquire power and a place for himself in this "salvation", but even his mighty hammer, the "Fist of Rukt", could not deliver him; at his death at the hands of the Arbiter, he remained only a blind pawn.
Tartarus may have had a hand in those events, as a criminal, and for that he's been reborn, again and again, living out 3000 of 100000 years with no change whatsoever in his future.
halosm.bungie.org /story/tartarus.html   (544 words)

  
 Tartarus
Tartarus of course is the lowest region of the underworld....much lower than Hades or Erebus.
Tartarus was one of the first entities to exist according to Hesiod's Theogony.
Tartarus is held behind enormous bronze gates and is guarded by the Hecatoncheires.
www.spiffy-entertainment.com /tartarus.html   (201 words)

  
 Tartarus - LoveToKnow 1911
TARTARUS, in Greek mythology, the son of Aether and Gaea, father of Typhoeus and the giants.
In the Iliad the word denotes an underground prison, as far below Hades as earth is below heaven, in which those who rebelled against the will of Zeus were confined.
In later writers Tartarus is the place of punishment of the wicked after death, and is used for the underworld generally.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Tartarus   (76 words)

  
 Hesiod's Tartarus
The ring structure of the passage emphasizes this: the passage begins and ends with mention of the jailers of the Titans, the Hundredhanders, the Titans in their jail, and the founts and limits of the world which even the gods shudder to cross.
If the house does encompass all of Tartarus, its sudden appearance in line 744 is less awkward and can be salvaged from excision, and its mysterious threshold can be understood as the horizon.
Tartarus is described in two basic ways, as a prison for the Titans and dead men, and as a home for the darker divinities of the poem.
www.siu.edu /~dfll/classics/Johnson/HTML/Tartarus.html   (595 words)

  
 Tartarus
Tartarus is a deep, bottomless abyss in the Underworld.
According to the Iliad by Homer, the distance between Tartarus and the surface equals the distance between the heavens and earth.
The Titan Cronus, before he is overthrown, casts the Cyclops and the Hundredhanded in Tartarus as his father does before him because of their abomination.
library.thinkquest.org /26264/inhabitants/underworld/site003.htm   (139 words)

  
 Tartarus in 2 Peter 2:4
One of the most explicit incursions of Greek mythology in the NT is the reference to Tartarus in 2 Peter 2:4.
The allusion is to the angels that intermarried with human women, as the parallel text in Jude makes clear: "Angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, he has kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day" (Jude 6).
Finally, 2 Peter 2:4 decribes Tartarus as "pits of darkness" (sirois zophou), and the parallel text in Jude 6 refers to angels "under darkness" (hupo zophon).
home.valornet.com /eldavis/Tartarus.html   (1498 words)

  
 TARTARUS
Escape from Tartarus was still her first choice, but if only death awaited her here, she wouldn't wait for Tartarus.
Until the night before, she had viewed Tartarus as the starting point for an escape; all her thoughts had been directed to that effort.
She followed the stream to where it met the horizon, certain it was a branch of the Ekina River, knowing that she wouldn't be facing that tumultuous current after all.
www.xenafan.com /fiction/content3/tartarus6thru8.html   (7717 words)

  
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According to Hesiod and Vergil, Tartarus is as far below Hades as the earth is below the heavens and is closed in by iron gates.
The name Tartarus was later employed sometimes as a synonym for Hades, or the underworld in general, but more frequently for the place of damnation where the wicked were punished after death.
Such legendary sinners as Ixion, king of the Lapiths, Sisyphus, king of Corinth, and Tantalus, a mortal son of Zeus, were placed in Tartarus.
www.mrgibbs.com /bhs/lit1/myth/TARTARUS.html   (138 words)

  
 The Gray Walls of Tartarus
Deep in the Kosla Valley are the ruins of Tartarus, capital city of Nakor the Abomination.
Tartarus was originally a trading town that served the Kosla Valley and the petty Kingdom of Vojhenkon.
The Townspeople of Tartarus were not as lucky, most of them perished at the hands of one of the two armies.
immortalco.tripod.com /tart/walls.html   (2521 words)

  
 Welcome to the Tartarus Press
Independent publishing house Tartarus Press has been undertaking the promotion of supernatural fiction for nearly two decades now, and in that time they have produced a wide array of handsome editions of new fiction and forgotten classics.
Tartarus Press is one of the finest small imprints devoted to reprinting lost titles in the supernatural field, recipient of a world fantasy award, and rightly so, in recognition of its splendid achievements in this area.
Tartarus Press have issued many memorable volumes in their time...
homepages.pavilion.co.uk /users/tartarus   (300 words)

  
 Tartarus - Theopedia
In Greek mythology, Tartarus is a place in the underworld — even lower than Hades.
Tartarus comes from the Greek word Tartaroo which is used only once in the New Testament in 2 Peter 2:4.
Tartarus) and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;.
www.theopedia.com /Tartaroo   (170 words)

  
 Prisoners of Tartarus
Some people who did terrible things yet were still curable were put in Tartarus for a certain period of time, but those who were truly evil and incurable were placed in Tartarus for all eternity.
Each inmate of Tartarus had a special punishment assigned to him or her by the three judges of the Underworld.
He was banished to Tartarus when he died, and given an especially harsh punishment.
library.thinkquest.org /J002356F/tartarusprison.htm   (685 words)

  
 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 979 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
TARTARUS (Tdprapos), a son of Aether and Ge, and by his mother Ge the father of the Gi- gantes, Typhoeus and Echidna.
807.) Later poets describe Tartarus as the place in the lower world in which the spirits of wicked men are punished for their crimes, and sometimes they use the name as synonymous with Hades or the lower world in general; and pater Tartarus is used for Pluto.
TASGETIUS, was of a noble family among the Carnutes, and was made king of his people by Caesar, but was assassinated in the third year of his reign.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/3313.html   (728 words)

  
 Titans Tower: Tartarus
The Titans –; with the help of Deathstroke – tracked Tartarus to Zandia and found themselves in a dangerous three-way battle for their lives.
During the rescue attempt, Tartarus battled the Titans, but collapsed upon itself due to each member having a different agenda; Lilith purposely chose members who wouldn't work well together when forced to formulate a team for Savage.
Siren is able to take the shape of a mermaid and hypnotize mortals with songs she has learned in dozens of different languages.
www.titanstower.com /source/whoswho/tartarus.html   (3153 words)

  
 Tartarus Database
During its life, ASCA performed 661 observations of objects designated as active galactic nuclei (AGNs).
The Tartarus (Version 3.1) database contains events files, images, spectra, and light curves for 611 of these observations.
Summary of the Tartarus analysis method and processing scripts
tartarus.gsfc.nasa.gov   (100 words)

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