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Head of a Titan, National Archaeological Museum of Athens

The Titans are the older kind of "gods" in Greek mythology. The original Twelve Titans were children of Gaia and Uranos.

Later they fought against the newer Olympians, but lost the war. Because of this the Olympians have the power and are more important, and many Titans were put into the Tartaros in the Greek underworld.

The Titans

Children of Gaia and Uranos:

The offspring from (both Titans)

Children of Okeanos and Tethys:

Children of Koios and Phoebe:

Children of Hyperion and Theia:

Children of Rhea and Kronos:

The offspring from (one of the parents is a Titan)

Children of Iapetos and the Okeanid Asia/Klymene:

Children of Crius and the Eurybia:

Children of Cronus and the Phylira:

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