Giants and Titans

 
Series
The Theogony Works & Days & the Days of Hesiod
Artist
Engraver
Creation date
Publisher
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown
Materials
engraving on paper
Credit line
Gift of William George Sullivan
Accession number
34.29JJ
Collection
Not Currently On View

The giants Gyges (Earthquake), Briareus (Hurricane) and Cottus (Volcano) were the sons of Earth and Sky.  During the Titanic war they sided with Zeus, but following the defeat of the Titans, the Giants vainly attempted to assail Olympus themselves.

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