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1 cronus ( Roman: Saturn)

2 Parents: uranus and gaia
Siblings: Rhea, Oceanus, Hyperion, Theia, Coeus, Phoebe, Iapetus, Crisus, Mnemosyne, Tethys and Themis Children: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Demeter, Chiron Wife: Rhea Symbol: sickle

3 Cronus’s father was Uranus (the sky or heavens) and his mother was Gaia( the earth)
After Uranus cast many creatures to tartarus Gaia became very angry Gaia created a giant stone sickle and asked her children to castrate Uranus, only Cronus was willing to do this. Out of Uranus's manhood came many creatures including Aphrodite cronus locked all the creatures up into tartarus including the ones Uranus imprisoned

4 After destroying his father Cronus and Rhea took the throne as king and queen
Cronus’s reign was called the golden age because during his time rules and laws were unheard of because immorality was absent Cronus was the god of harvest and during his time the reap was plentiful

5 But not all was great after Cronus took the throne
All were devoured but one. zeus Zeus was saved by his mother and placed on the island of crete were he grew too be strong and was destined to overthrow his father

6 After zeus grew strong he gave metis(his cousin) an emetic (a medicine used to induce vomiting similar to our ipecac) cronus threw up all of his children After zeus free’d the monsters from tartarus, with the lightning bolt they crated out of gratitude, and his brothers and sisters zeus led an attack on the titans the was called titanomachy.

7 After the war was over and the Olympian god reigned the titans were imprisoned in tartarus
Zeus began his reign of the ruler of olympus Later zeus freed the titans to rule Elysium ( the resting place for victorious souls ) and Cronus is king

8 Thank you for your undivided attention

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