The war of the Aloadai and the gods in Virgil

Here [Tartaros] have I [the Cumaean Sibyl] seen the twin sons of Aloeus, the gigantic creatures who sought to pull down heaven itself with their own bare hands, and to unseat Jove [Zeus] from his throne. (Virgil, Aeneid 6.582)

July 14, 2004 in Gigantomachia/Titanomachia | Permalink