Also known as Aegaeon
- Mythical Number: #0527
- Culture: Greek
- Attribute: Giant
- Behaviour: Deadly
A monster of ancient Greece that has one hundred arms and fifty faces. These creatures were known as the Hecatoncheires born from Ouranos and Gaia. Briareus helped Zeus to overcome the Titans. Briareus had two brothers, Kottos and Gyes who guarded the imprisoned and defeated Titans in Tartarus.
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Did you find Briareus interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a scary or actioned-packed drawing of the Deadly Briareus and send it to this website. Greek mythology has been massively featured in films and games. Clash of the Titans 2011 and Wrath of the Titans 2012 show many Greek monsters in all their glory as well as the classic Jason and the Argonauts. Minotaurs and Satyrs feature in the Chronicles of Narnia. Finally Microsoft's Age of Mythology game gets you in control of the gods and allows you to command the Dragon Hydra, Minotaurs, Cyclops and other monsters. If you're into computer games check out God of War and Titan Quest where you can defeat all types of Greek Demons, Spirits and monsters.
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