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CRONUS (Roman SATURN) was the leader and the youngest of the first generation of Titans, divine descendants of Gaia, the earth, and Uranus, the sky. He overthrew his father and ruled during the mythological Golden Age, until he was overthrown by his own son, Zeus and imprisoned in Tartarus.

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Saturn Cutting off Cupid’s Wings with a Scythe (1802) by Ivan Akimov (Tretyakov Gallery)

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Saturn (Saturnus) was a Roman god with a similar history to Cronus from Greek mythology. Often depicted in art wielding a scythe he was considered an agricultural god, especially associated with seed-corn. The Saturnalia festival, named after him, was one of the most important and lively events in the Roman calendar and the god also had a major temple dedicated to him in the Roman Forum of Rome.(Info by Donald L. Wasson) -- AHE

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Saturn was a major god presiding over time. His reign was depicted as a Golden Age of abundance and peace by many Roman authors. . Saturn is the namesake of both Saturn, the planet, and Saturday (dies Saturni). He was identified in classical antiquity with the Greek deity Cronus.

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Francisco Goya, 1820s. painted a series of 14 images known as the Black Paintings, which a half-century after his death were cut from the walls of his country house on the outskirts of Madrid. Even in the sanitized confines of the Prado Museum, these nightmarish visions are frightening.

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Hecate. Greek goddess of crossroads, magic and witchcraft. My fave Greek goddess! Greek mythology.

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