Question by  ShirleyThaler (39)

What is the atlas symbol in Greek Mythology?

I need to understand the atlas symbol in Greek Mythology.


Answer by  Clement (1453)

Atlas in Greek mythology was a Titan, who bore the spheres of the heavens. Atlas was a son of Titan Iapetus (son of Uran and Gaia) and oceanid Asia, also known as Clymene, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Atlas has three brothers: bold Prometheus, foolish Epimetheus and a glorious though rebellious warrior Menoetius.


Answer by  kamal (204)

Atlas was the primordial Titan who supported the heavens from the ranges now called Atlas. He is the son of the Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Asia,


Answer by  Anonymous

The celestial spheres


Answer by  dearabba (8)

In mythology, Atlas was one of the powerful Titan gods. The Titans decided to wage war against the Gods that resided on Mount Olympus. When the Titans lost the war against the Olympian gods, Zeus condemned Atlas and ordered him to stand at the western edge of the earth and hold the sky on his shoulders.


Answer by  Anonymous


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