- a man of brass made by Hephaestus for Minos as a guardian of Crete.
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Talos, like all the invulnerable men of legend, had his one weak point.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)
So Talos, for all his frame of bronze, yielded the victory to the might of Medea the sorceress.The Argonautica
At Crete the brazen Talos, who would not permit them to land, was killed by the Dioscuri.
- Greek myth the nephew and apprentice of Daedalus, who surpassed his uncle as an inventor and was killed by him out of jealousy