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 A second generation titan

 Father of many daughters


 Used in Greek mythology as the
“strong” one
 Went to war, against Olympians
 Zeus made him bear the weight of the
world on his shoulders
 Son (Lapetus)
 Brothers (Prometheus, Epimetheus &
Menoetius)
 Wife (Pleione)
 Daughters (Aegle, Arethusa, Erytheia,
Herpere, Herpereia, & Hestia)
 He’s seen on
the cover of
Van Halen’s
CD “5150”
 Used as a
symbol in Ayn
Rand’s novel
“Atlas
Shrugged”
 He doesn’t have
a definite
symbol
 Depicted in
statues holding
the weight of
the world on his
shoulders
 http://greek-gods.info/titans/atlas/
 http://www.answers.com/topic/atlas/