(Βρόντης; Bróntēs), cf. ἡ βροντή (hē brontḗ) ‘thunder’. One of the three Cyclopes born of Uranus and Gaia, who gave Zeus thunder and lightning (Hes. Theog. 140; Apollod. 1,1; Serv. Aen. 8,425; Pherecydes in schol. Eur. Alc. 1). B. made Metis pregnant, who was devoured by Zeus, whereupon Pallas Athene sprang from Zeus' head (schol. Il. 8,39).
O. Touchefeu-Meynier, s.v. Kyklops, LIMC 6.1, 154-159.
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Bloch, René (Berne),
Brill’s New Pauly
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