Cronus (Kronos, Chronos, Saturn) Cronus was a Titan god of time and ages and was, above all, associated with the destructive force of time which sooner or later consumes everything. He represented changing time, from his status of being the King of the Golden Age to his place of being imprisoned in Tartarus, and according to Hesiod's Works and Days from Tartarus being promoted by Zeus to ...
In Greek mythology Cronus was the King of the Titans and the god of time, in particular time when viewed as a destructive, all-devouring force. He ruled the cosmos during the Golden Age after castrating and deposing his father Uranus. In fear of a prophecy that he would in turn be overthrown by his own son, Cronus swallowed each of his children as they were born.
Cronus is mentioned in the Sibylline Oracles, particularly in book three, which makes Cronus, 'Titan' and Iapetus, the three sons of Uranus and Gaia, each to receive a third division of the Earth, and Cronus is made king over all.
Cronus is possibly the most famous of the Titans as he was the King and leader of his brothers fighting against Uranus and eventually the Olympian Gods.Born of Uranus and Gaia, he was the wiliest and youngest of their offspring and perhaps the most powerful.Cronus would gain by power by overthrowing his father and eventually lose it by being beaten by his son Zeus.
Cronus was the youngest son of Uranus and Gaea, the leader of the first generation of Titans, and, for a brief period, the ruler of all gods and men.He successfully led the rebellion against his father, but soon grew as tyrannical as him, imprisoning both the Cyclops and the Hecatoncheires, and swallowing all of his children, save the last son; eventually, this child – Zeus – would be the ...
Cronus' character combines the roles of, the leader of the Titans, and, the personification of time. Cronus was originally imprisoned by his son, Zeus. With the aligning of the planets on new year's eve, he is able to escape and exact revenge on Zeus and the Olympians, as well as take over the...
Cronus is the main antagonist of the animated fantasy TV series Class of the Titans. He is the ruthless leader of the Titans and the arch-nemesis of the 7 teen hero team. He is voiced by David Kaye, who also lent his voice to the Beast Wars incarnation of Megatron.
Family of Cronus . Cronus was a child of Uranus, the titan of the sky, and his wife Gaea.According to Apollodorus , Cronus was the youngest and weakest, but smartest of the Titans. Cronus was married to his own sister Rhea and, after throwing their father to the depths of the underworld, they took the throne of the world together as King and Queen.. The Birth of the Olympian Gods
Cronus, or Kronos, son of Uranus and Gaia, sat alone as King of the Elysian Fields, a blessed place awaiting the righteous dead. He reflected on his time in the dark prison of Tartarus with its high walls of bronze, where he had nothing but time and darkness.