noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Cronus
Words nearby Cronus
Example sentences from the Web for Cronus
We shall apply the same explanation to the Greek myth of Gaea and of the mutilation of Cronus.
Cronus, the head of the dynasty which preceded that of Zeus, is described as the son of Rhea, but nothing is said of his father.
The stone which Cronus swallowed in mistake for Zeus was honoured at Delphi, and kept warm with wool wrappings.
The myth of the swallowing and disgorging of his own children by Cronus was another of the stumbling-blocks of Greek orthodoxy.
This peculiarly savage trick of swallowing each other became an inherited habit in the family of Cronus.