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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Giants

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In the Greek mythology often confounded with, but distinct from, the Titans (q. v .), being a mere earthly brood of great stature and strength, who thought by their violence to dethrone Zeus, and were with the assistance of Hercules overpowered and buried under Etna and other volcanoes, doomed to continue their impotent grumbling there.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Giants'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/g/giants.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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