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date: 06 December 2022

Tityuslocked

Tityuslocked

  • Herbert Jennings Rose

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Tityus, a son of Earth (*Gaia), whom *Odysseus saw in *Hades, covering nine acres of ground, while two vultures tore at his liver, as a punishment for assaulting *Leto (Od. 11. 576–81). The seat of desire is appropriately punished. He was killed by *Zeus (Hyg.

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  • Greek Myth and Religion

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