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Atlas (Greek deity)

LC control no.no2018137016
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Personal name headingAtlas (Greek deity)
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Variant(s)Atelasi (Greek deity)
Atlant (Greek deity)
Atlantas (Greek deity)
Atlante (Greek deity)
Atlants (Greek deity)
Atlaso (Greek deity)
Atlasy (Greek deity)
Atlasz (Greek deity)
Atles (Greek deity)
Atorāsu (Greek deity)
At'ŭllasŭ (Greek deity)
Ἄτλας (Greek deity)
Атлант (Greek deity)
Атлас (Greek deity)
אטלס (Greek deity)
أطلس (Greek deity)
アトラース (Greek deity)
阿特拉斯 (Greek deity)
아틀라스 (Greek deity)
Other standard no.Q130818
Associated countryGreece
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Found inAtlas, 2002.
Encyclopædia Britannica online, October 10, 2018 (Atlas, in Greek mythology, son of the Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Clymene (or Asia) and brother of Prometheus (creator of humankind); according to Hesiod's Theogony, Atlas was one of the Titans who took part in their war against Zeus, for which as a punishment he was condemned to hold aloft the heavens)
Classical mythology, 1999: page I-16 (Atlas; son of Iapetus and Clymene, punished by Zeus with the task of holding up the sky, and turned into a mountain range by Perseus' Gorgon's head)
Theoi Project website, October 10, 2018 (Atlas; Greek name: Ατλας = Atlas; the Titan god who bore the sky aloft. He personified the quality of endurance)
Wikipedia, October 10, 2018: Atlas (mythology) (In Greek mythology, Atlas (Greek: Ἄτλας = Atlas) was a Titan condemned to hold up the sky for eternity after the Titanomachy; Atlas was the son of the Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Asia or Clymene. He had many children, mostly daughters, the Hesperides, the Hyades, the Pleiades, and the nymph Calypso who lived on the island Ogygia) Arabic page (أطلس = Aṭlas) Asturian page (Atles or Atlante) Azerbaijani page (Atlant [in roman]) Bulgarian page (Атлас = Atlas) Esperanto page (Atlaso) Korean page (아틀라스 = At'ŭllasŭ) Italian page (Atlante) Hebrew page (אטלס = Aṭlas) Kazakh page (Атлант = Atlant) Latvian page (Atlants) Lithuanian page (Atlantas) Hungarian page (Atlasz) Malagasy page (Atlasy) Japanese page (アトラース = Atorāsu) Chinese page (阿特拉斯 = Atelasi)
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