In Roman and Greek mythology, the Titans and Titanesses were the first twelve children of Gaia (Mother Earth) and Uranus (Father Heaven). They were giant, had incredible strength, and lived on Mount Othrys.

In the first generation of twelve Titans, the males were Oceanus, Hyperion, Coeus, Cronus, Crius, and Iapetus. The females, the Titanesses, were Mnemosyne, Tethys, Theia, Phoebe, Rhea, and Themis.

The second generation of Titans consisted of Hyperion's children Helios, Selene, and Eos; Coeus' children Lelantos, Leto, and Asteria; Iapetus' sons Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius; Oceanus' daughter Metis; and Crius' sons Astraeus, Pallas, and Perses.

The Titans were overthrown by the Olympians in the Titanonomachy (War of the Titans).


Oceanus-river that encircled the world. 

Céos-Titan of intelligence.

Crius- and cold winter as well as the herds and the husband of manadas, father of Pallas, and Perses Astreu 

Hyperion- Titan Lord of the East and of astral fire and vision

Iapetus- lord of the west, husband of OCEANIDE Clímene and father of Prometheus (ancestor of the human race) 

Atlas (which was condemned by Jupiter to sustain the Earth in their arms forever). Epimetheus and Menoécio. 

Cronos- Titan of time, that the king was dethroned Uranus and the titans. 

Titânides: Edit

Febe- to the golden crown. Titânide moon. 

Mnemosine- personification of memory and mother of the Muses with Jupiter 

Reia- queen consort of the Titans and Cronos. 

Têmis- titanic embodiment of order, laws and customs, and mother of the Hours with Jupiter. 

Tétis- titânide the sea. 

Teia- titânide vision and light.

Children of titans Edit

The marriage between siblings was common in Roman mythology, and several Titans and Titânides joined, giving rise to a second generation of Titans: 

Tethys Ocean and generated the OCEANIDES, rivers (Oceanidas, Potamoi or Lemnai) and springs. 

Hyperion Web and generated helium (the sun), Selene (the moon) and Eos (the dawn). 

Coeus and Phoebe generated two daughters Leto and Asteria. 

Cronus and Rhea formed the most important couple because they are parents of six of the Olympian gods, and some versions also parents of Aphrodite: 

Hestia/Vesta, goddess of the home, that to maintain peace in Olympus, yielded its place alongside the other great gods Olympians to Dionysus. 

Hera/Juno, goddess of fidelity and queen of Olympus. 

Hades/pluto, god of the underworld where they are located both Tartarus and the Elysian Fields. 

Demeter/ceres, goddess of agriculture and fertility, also known as Queen of cornfields. 

Poseidon/neptune, god of the oceans. 

Zeus/Jupiter king of the gods, king of Olympus.