Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The battle in which Zeus and his siblings defeated their father Cronus and the other Titans.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The battle or war of the Titans with the gods.

Etymologies

Greek Tītānomakhiā : Tītān, Titan + makhē, battle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • In language which recalls the Titanomachy, the poet tells of Satan and his myrmidons hurled from heaven.

    Nature Mysticism

  • "Titanomachy", ascribed both to Eumelus of Corinth and to Arctinus of

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • What links bound the "Titanomachy" to the Theben Cycle is not clear.

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • This punishment is especially galling since Prometheus was instrumental in Zeus 'victory in the Titanomachy.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The Titans preceded the Twelve Olympians, who, led by Zeus, eventually overthrew them in the Titanomachy ( 'War of the Titans').

    Louis Leterrier Explains How He Took on Clash of the Titans « FirstShowing.net

  • These stories are similar to the Titanomachy of ancient Greece in which the Olympian gods defeat the older, serpentine Titans (Littleton 2002: 146-149).

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • “Titanomachy”, ascribed both to Eumelus of Corinth and to Arctinus of Miletus, began with a kind of Theogony which told of the union of Heaven and Earth and of their offspring the Cyclopes and the Hundred-handed Giants.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Note: A review of the Greek mythological stuff you learned in school--or that I hope you learned in school--would not be amiss, particularly the stories relating to the Titanomachy, the war of the Titans.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Ægæon, is explained by the fact that this was a great sea-demon, who formed the subject of fables at Poseidonian Corinth, where even the sea-god himself was called Ægæon; who, moreover, was worshipped at several places in Euboea, the seat of Poseidon Ægæus; and whom the Theogony calls the son-in-law of Poseidon, and most of the genealogists, especially Eumelus in the Titanomachy, brought into relation with the sea.

    The Iliad of Homer Translated into English Blank Verse by William Cowper

  • Dobrusky and Horejs will draw script materials from the Titanomachy

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