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Atlas era el primordial titán que levantó las esferas celestes. Él es también el titán de la astronomía y la navegación. Aunque asociado con varios lugares, se hizo comúnmente identificado con las montañas del Atlas en el noroeste de África (hoy en día Marruecos, Argelia y Túnez). Atlas era el hijo del titán Jápeto y Asia Oceanid o Clymene. (Wikipedia)

Personaje de la mitología griega cuyo nombre significa incansable. Apelativo muy justificado si se tiene en cuenta que había sido condenado por Zeus a sostener eternamente el mundo sobre sus hombros.

Hercules final labor was to capture Cerberus, the three headed dog that guarded the underworld. Hercules got permission to take Cerberus from Hades, but Hades told him he could only have him if Hercules subdued him without using any weapons.

Hercules final labor was to capture Cerberus, the three headed dog that guarded the underworld. Hercules got permission to take Cerberus from Hades, but Hades told him he could only have him if Hercules subdued him without using any weapons.

Atlas was the son of the Titan Iapetus  Clymene. He married Pleione who bore the seven sea deities with the name of the Pleiades Nymphs with the name "Hesperides", also known as the "Daughters of Evening". Unlike his brothers he fought with the other Titans supporting Cronus against Zeus. Due to Cronus's advance age Atlas lead the Titan's in battle. As a result he was singled out by Zeus for a special punishment and made to hold up the world on his back.

Atlas was the son of the Titan Iapetus Clymene. He married Pleione who bore the seven sea deities with the name of the Pleiades Nymphs with the name "Hesperides", also known as the "Daughters of Evening". Unlike his brothers he fought with the other Titans supporting Cronus against Zeus. Due to Cronus's advance age Atlas lead the Titan's in battle. As a result he was singled out by Zeus for a special punishment and made to hold up the world on his back.

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