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(Κριός, Κρῖος or Κρεῖος, ‘Ram’).

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[1] The third of the six titans

The third of the six titans, son of  Uranus and  Gaia (Hes. Theog. 134). Together with the goddess Eurybie he begat  Astraeus,  Pallas and  Perses (Hes. Theog. 375) [1. 390]. According to Pausanias (7,27,11) a river in Achaea was named after C.

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[2] Seer from Sparta

Seer, who lived in Sparta at the time of the Dorian…

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Stoffel, Eliane (Altkirch), “Crius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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