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(Οὐρανίωνες; Ouraníōnes).

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[1] Term for the descendants of Uranus

Term for the descendants of Uranus in general (Hes. Theog. 461; 919) and for the Titans in particular (Hom. Il. 5,898; Orph. fr. 57; Suda s. v. Οὐ.). For a list of all U. see [1. 973-975].


1 E. Wüst, s. v. Uranos, RE 9 A, 966-980.

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[2] Collective term for the Greek gods

'The Heavenly Ones', collective term for the Greek gods in general, sometimes with …

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Antoni, Silke (Kiel), “Uraniones”, 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 21 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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