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  Tityas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Tityas (also spelled Tityus) was a giant, the son of Elara, one of Zeus' lovers.
This was where she gave birth to Tityas, who is sometimes said to be the son of Elara and Gaia, the earth goddess, for this reason.hi im my name is sean
Tityas attempted to rape Leto and was slain by Apollo and Artemis.
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 Tityas: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
(and there Elara gave birth to Tityas; thus a mythic inversion explained the alternative (and surely older) tradition that earthborn Tityas was the offspring of Gaia Gaia quick summary:
Tityas (from the same root that gives "Titan[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link]") was said to be a giant:
The crime for which Tityas was forever punished was the attempted rape of Leto[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject].
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/T/Ti/Tityas.htm   (1502 words)

  
 Elara: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
In Greek mythology, Elara was the daughter of King Orchomenus and father of Tityas.
She was one of Zeus' lovers and he hid her from his wife, Hera, by placing her deep beneath the earth.
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 Tityas Did You Mean tityas
the sky god is said to have "hidden" Elara in the Earth "for fear of Hera" (Apollodorus), and there Elara gave birth to Tityas; thus a mythic inversion explained the alternative (and surely older) tradition that earthborn Tityas was the offspring of Gaia herself.
In Homer's Odyssey (vii.372) Odysseus' host, the deep-cultured king Alcinous, calls Tityus "son of Mother Earth:" his people, the ancient Phaeacians, had manned the galleys that took Rhadamanthys, legendary king of Crete, to visit Tityas in "Euboea, off at the edge of the world"?
Carl A.P. Ruck and Danny Staples, The World of Classical Myth 1994.
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 The Names of the Moons and Their Meanings
Himalia A Cyprian nymph who bore Zeus three sons, including Cronius
Elara Another lover; to hide her from Hera, he placed her under the earth, where she gave birth to the giant Tityas.
Pasiphae Wife of King Minos who was punished for her husband's insult to Poseidon by being forced to fall in love with a bull.
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