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Cronos [r]: From Greek mythology, the youngest son of Gaia and Ouranos, with whom Gaia plots against Ouranos. He castrates his father with a sickle made by Gaia, and afterwards Ouranos retreats to the sky. This allows all of Gaia's children to be born. [e]

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(PD) Photo of a painting: Antonio da Correggio
Greek mythology has numerous gods and goddesses, humans, creatures, hybrids, mystical forces, sea creatures, nymphs, winged avengers such as Harpies and such, including Cronos. These stories have been a vital part of Western civilization and have been source material for Renaissance painters such as Correggio. Pictured: Leda and the Swan.