Definition of Titanus
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LNS
Tītānus, Tītānī
Titan, Titanus, Titani, Titanes
Τιτάν.
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. Son of Caelus and Vesta, elder brother of Saturn, and ancestor of the Titans, who contended with Saturn for the sovereignty of heaven, and were, by the thunderbolts of his son Jupiter, precipitated into Tartarus
  2. A grandson of the above, son of Hyperion, the Sun-god
  3. Prometheus
Abbreviations
Tītan, ānis (collat. form Tītānus, i, v. in the foll.), m., = Τιτάν. Son of Caelus and Vesta, elder brother of Saturn, and ancestor of the Titans, called Tītāni or Tītānes, who contended with Saturn for the sovereignty of heaven, and were, by the thunderbolts of his son Jupiter, precipitated into Tartarus: quasi Titani cum dis belligerem? Plaut. Pers. 1, 1, 26.

—Dat. Titanis, Cic. N. D. 2, 28, 70.

—Gen. genus Titanum, Cic. Leg. 3, 2, 5: Titanum suboles, id. poet. Tusc. 2, 10, 23.

—Acc. Titanas, Hor. C. 3, 4, 43; Ov. F. 3, 797.

—Appellatively: Titanus, of an old man, Plaut. Men. 5, 2, 101.

— A grandson of the above, son of Hyperion, the Sun-god, i. q. Sol, Cic. Arat. 60; cf. Verg. A. 4, 119; Ov. M. 1, 10; 2, 118; 6, 438; id. F. 1, 617; 2, 73; 4, 180; 4, 919 al.

— Prometheus, as grandson of Titan, Juv. 14, 35.

— Hence, Tītānius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Titan or the Titans, Titanian: pubes, Fulmine dejecti, i. e. the Titans, Verg. A. 6, 580: bella, i. e. of the Titans, Sil. 12, 725: antra, Val. Fl. 4, 91: ales, i. e. the Phaenix, as sacred to the sun (Titan, B.), Claud. Idyll. 1, 7.

— Subst.: Tītā-nius, ii, m., for Titan, B., the Sun-god, Avien. Arat. 127.

—In fem.: Tītānia, ae. Latona, as daughter of the Titan Caeus, Ov. M. 6, 346.

— Pyrrha, as descendant of the Titan Prometheus, Ov. M. 1, 395.

— Diana, as sister of Sol, Ov. M. 3, 173.

— Circe, as daughter of Sol. Ov. M. 14, 382; 14, 438.

— Tītāniacus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Titan or the Titans, Titanic: dracones, sprung from the Titans' blood, Ov. M. 7, 398.

— Tītānis, idis or idos, adj. f., Titanic: pugna, of the Titans, Juv. 8, 132: Circe, as daughter of Sol, Ov. M. 13, 968; 14, 376; Val. Fl. 7, 212.

— Also, absol.: Tītānis, idis, f., Circe, Ov. M. 14, 14.

— Diana, Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 16 Mull. (Trag. v. 317 Vahl.); and of Tethys, as sister of Sol, Ov. F. 5, 81.
 
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