Crius: Meet The Greek God of Constellations


     Crius or simply "Crio" is the Ancient and Titan God of the Constellations, Cosmos and Star Cycles in Greek Mythology. He was the son of Uranus and Gaia. Learn more about this deity below.

Crius in Greek Mythology:

     Crius, in Greek Mythology, is one of the twelve classic titans of the Hesiodic tradition, the son of Gaia (Earth) and Uranus (Heaven). From the Greek, his name means "sheep". Closely related to the constellation Aries (sheep), Crios was the primordial god of the constellations and his function in the Greek cosmogony was to organize the stellar cycles. His wife was Euribia, goddess who personified dominion over the seas, born from the union of Gaia and Points, and their children were Palas (god of warrior crafts), Perses (god of destruction) and Astreus (god of stars and stars).

     This united with Eos (goddess of dawn) and generated the stars, the four winds and the planets known in antiquity: Phaínôn (Saturn), Phaéthôn (Jupiter), Pyroeís (Mars), Stilbôn (Mercury) and Eôsphoros-Hesperos (Venus). Crios was part of Cronos' party in Titanomaquia and was thrown into Tartarus after his defeat by the Olympian gods.

     However, according to what several later mythical traditions preach, Zeus, once reconciled with his father, freed the Titans from their shackles and allowed them to finally resume their divine functions in the universal order.


     Perses in Ancient Greece is one of the titans, god of destruction, son of Crio and Euribia. Perses stands out among men for his wisdom. Perses is the titan whose body is covered with rocks, flames and lava.

     He is married to Asteria, his cousin, daughter of the titans Febe and Céos. He has only one daughter, Hecate, who is honored by Zeus above all others as a goddess of nature, birth, witchcraft and magic.


     Palas or Palante, in Greek Mythology, is one of the second generation titans, son of the titan Crio and Euríbia, one of the daughters of Gaia and Ponto. Palas married Styx, the eldest daughter of the Titan Ocean, and with her he produced powerful sons: Cratos (power), Bia (violence), Zelo (rage) and Nice (victory).

     When Zeus declared war on the Titans, Pallas decided to side with his own, but Styx chose to support Zeus and took all of his children with him. At the end of the war, Zeus triumphantly cast Pallas and the other titans into Tartarus.


     Astreus was one of the second generation titans, the grandchildren of Uranus and Gaia. Some modern authors confuse this titan with the character Aeolus of the Odyssey.

     He united with Eos, daughter of Theia and Hyperion, who gave him the four winds as sons, Zephyrus, Boreas, Notho and Eurus, in addition to the star Eosphoros and the stars that shine in the sky.

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