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Ancient Greek Gods for Kids - Pallas
The myths and legends surrounding Pallas, the Titan god of warcraft

Pallas for kids
Discover the myths surrounding Pallas, the Titan god of warcraft. The name 'Pallas' derives from the Greek word 'pallo' meaning to brandish (a spear)." The Titans were members of a mythological race of giants who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus and the Olympian gods during the battle of the gods called the Titanomachy. Pallas was the son of Crius and Eurybia from the very first dynasty of Titan gods. Additional facts and information about the mythology of individual Greek gods and goddesses can be accessed via the following links:

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Who was Pallas?
Pallas was the second generation of Titan gods and was worshipped as the god of warcraft, his brother Perses was the ancient Greek god of destruction. He was one of the extraordinary number of gods and goddesses worshipped by the Ancient Greeks. The Titans were the descendents of the first gods or divinities, called the primordial or primeval gods, who were born out of Chaos. The children of the Titans included the famous Olympian gods who included Zeus, Hera, Hestia, Hades and Poseidon and are shown on the Titans Family tree. The legend and myth about Pallas, the god of warcraft, and the Titans has been passed down through the ages and plays an important role in the history of the Ancient World of Greece and the study of the Greek classics.

Picture of Greek Gods of War and Destruction

Greek Gods of War and Destruction

Facts about Pallas
Pallas features in the Creation myth of the ancient Greeks which are based on the idea that these supernatural beings resembled mortals but possessed great magical and mystic powers. The following information, facts and profile provides a fast overview of Pallas:

Pallas Profile & Fact File
Name: Pallas
Role & Function: The function of Pallas is described as being the god of warcraft
Status: A god in the second dynasty of Titans
Gender: Male
Name of Wife / Consort: Styx
Name of Father: Crius
Name of Mother: Eurybia
Names of Brothers: Astraeus and Perses
Names of Sisters: None
Names of Children: Zelus, Cratos, Bia, and Nike.

Styx, the wife of Pallas
Pallas, the god of warcraft, married Styx the Oceanide daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. As a nymph she dwelt at the entrance of Hades, in a towering grotto that was supported by silver columns. She who became the goddess of hatred and also goddess of the River Styx that was situated in the Underworld, the river was named after her.

Gigantomachy - Battle of the Giants

Battle of the Giants (the Gigantomachy) against the Olympian gods in which Pallas was killed by Athena

The Children of Pallas and Styx, the Titan goddess of hatred
According to ancient Greek mythology The union between Pallas and Styx produced Zelus, Cratos, Bia, and Nike who were all Gods of War and adopted the roles as the winged enforcers of Zeus:

  • Zelus was the spirit of rivalry, emulation, envy, jealousy and zeal
  • Cratos was the personification of strength and power
  • Bia was the personification of force.
  • Nike was the winged goddess of victory, strength and speed who was associated with victory on the battlefield

Charon the Ferryman

Picture of Charon the Ferryman and the River Styx

The Family of Pallas - The Titan Gods Family Tree and Genealogy

Titans Family Tree and Genealogy

Pallas - The Titan Gods Family Tree

The family members and genealogy of Pallas can be established via the Titan gods family tree, providing an instant overview of the relationships between the major Titan gods and goddesses and their children. The Titans Family Tree is a 'who's who' of the family connections, genealogy and relationships between the main characters who feature in the mythology of the Titans.

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