Pallas is one of the ancient Greek Titans and he is the son of Crius and Eurybia. He was the Greek god of warcraft. He existed before Zeus as well as the Olympians. Pallas was the brother of the other second generation Titans, Astraeus, and Perses. He was married to Styx (the goddess of hatred) and they are both said to have sired Nike, Zelos, Bia ,and Kratos. The names of the third Titan generation meant victory, zeal, force, and power respectively. Styx was an Oceanide whose parents were Oceanus and Tethys. A river in Tartarus was named after her (River Styx). Some sources claim that Pallas and Styx were also the parents to Scylla, Fontes (“The Fountains”) as well as Lacus (“The Lakes”).
The Titans were all potrayed as animals, which differentiated them from the other deities. Crius was reflected as a ram while his sons Astraeus was a horse, Perses a dog and Pallas a goat. According to Greek mythology, Titans are giants that once ruled the earth.
The Greek referred to Pallas as ‘spear brandisher’ due to his wizard skills that came in handy during battle. His name is derived from the Greek word, ‘pallo’ that is used to mean a spear. He was mostly portrayed to be wielding a spear.
Some Greek ideologists argue that Pallas also fathered Eos (dawn), Selene (moon), and Athena (Olympian deity). Eos was the sister of Selene and was commonly known as Aurora. She is linked to being the daughter of Pallas due to her nickname, Pallantis or otherwise, Pallantias. Athena was nicknamed, Pallas-Athena therefore the perception that the god of warcraft was her father. You ought to know that Pallas’ death came when he tried to rape Athena and she happened to skin him. Since Pallas was goat-like, Athena realized that she could use his hyde to protect herself as a shield. The shield she made out of this skin is referred to as aegis. As an Olympic, Athena made use of this skin during their war with the Gigantes. She also found use of Pallas’ wings by attaching them to her feet for air travel.
Pallas is said to have fought against Zeus but his wife and children became allies of Zeus. Although not much information is available about the Titanomachy, mythologies argue that Zeus defeated the Titans and those who continued to oppose him were imprisoned in Tartarus. It is assumed that for this reason and the fact that he attempted to assault Athena, Pallas is in the hell-pit. Zelus, Kratos, Bia, and Nike were also gods of war and upon the fall of the Titans, they became winged hatchet gods of Zeus.
Pausanias who is a geographer claims that a city in Achaeain called Pellene was obtained by its inhabitants so that they could name it after the Greek god, Pallas.
Pallas the god of warcraft should not be confused for Pallas, the daughter of Triton. She was raised together with Athena the daughter of Zeus. Pallas was killed in a mock fight with Athena after her father distracted her with his aegis. As Athena thrust her spear forward expecting Pallas to dodge the strike, it went straight through her heart. Athena was filled with anger and regret for she had done. As retribution for killing as, she created a statue that looked like Pallas and she named it palladium. Away from Pallas the god of war, the name Pallas-Athena is often thought to have been derived from the relation between the two goddesses. The only common thing between the two Pallas is that they were killed by Athena.
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