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Gigantes

[ji-gan-teez]
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plural noun
  1. huge monsters, the children of Gaea, who fought the Olympians but were defeated by them.
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Historical Examples

  • Oromedon or Eurymedon was the king of the Gigantes, mentioned in Odyssey vii.

    Theocritus, Bion and Moschus

    Theocritus

  • The beams carry a large pediment, originally adorned with groups of statues representing Jupiter's victories over the Gigantes.