Cronus was the ruling Titan who came to power by castrating his father Uranus. the loss of her children, tricked Cronus into swallowing a rock, instead of Zeus. As the Father of gods and men, Zeus is a very difficult god to understand. Although Gaia [Mother Earth] is the actual progenitor of the Immortals, Zeus was. In Greek mythology, Cronus, Cronos or Kronos was the leader and youngest of the first generation of Titans, the divine descendants of Uranus, the sky, and Gaia, the earth. He overthrew his father and ruled during the mythological Golden Age, until . castrated by his son Zeus just like he had done with his father Uranus before. Children : Zeus , Hera , Poseidon , Hades , Hestia . And they remembered to be grateful to him for his kindness, and gave him thunder and the glowing thunderbolt and lightening: She was feared and respected because her temper was short and her wrath was relentless. In der römischen Mythologie entspricht ihm Saturn us. In Orphic poems, he is imprisoned for eternity in the cave of Nyx. And Klitarkhos Clitarchus and others say that in Carthage, during great prayers, they place a boy in the hands of Kronos a bronze statue is set up, with outstretched hands, and under it a baking oven and then put fire under; the boy shrunk by the fire seems to laugh. See the Elsyium section below. As the King of the Golden Age, and of the Islands of the Blessed, he represented the passing of the ages. And Zeus set it fast in the wide-pathed earth at goodly Pytho under the glens of Parnassos, to be a sign thenceforth and a marvel to mortal men. Kronos Cronus ruled over the first generation of mankind during the so-called Golden Age of Man, a time of prosperity, peace and general ease. Two Egyptian priestesses of Ammon [an Egyptian name for Zeus] turned themselves into doves to escape slavery Typhoeus is the youngest child of Gaia and Tartaros. A long while now have we, who are sprung from Kronos and the Titan gods, fought with each other every day to get victory and to prevail. For he learned from Gaia Gaea, Earth and starry Ouranos Sky that he was destined to be overcome by his own son, strong though he was, through the contriving of great Zeus. After Zeus had taken Europa to the island of Crete to raise their children, he placed a bronze man on the island to protect her Homeric Hymn 5 to Aphrodite 20 ff trans. Their noble heritage could not protect the presumptuous couple when Keyx began calling Alkyone Hera and she jokingly called him Zeus KORINTHOS Corinthus The eponymous king of Korinthos southern Greece.