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[kroh-nos] /ˈkroʊ nɒs/
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  • Inaccessible, and a heart hard to be dissuaded has the son of Kronos.

    Excursions and Poems Henry David Thoreau
  • When Kronos and I were young, things were so very different in Olympus.

    Hypolympia Edmund Gosse
  • Let one be king, to whom the son of wise Kronos has given it.

  • There are also seven Titans mentioned in other genealogies of the race of Kronos.

    Tradition John Francis Arundell
  • Saturn, or Kronos, the god of time, is personified by the slow and almost imperceptible motion of that remote planet.

    Astronomical Myths John F. Blake
  • Kronos tried to destroy him, but he was secreted in a cave and saved.

    The Christ John Eleazer Remsburg
  • Poseidon was the son of Kronos and Rhea, and the brother of Zeus.

  • This was an action like that of Kronos, the curse of which never departed from his thought.

    Anarchism E. V. Zenker
  • Kronos, again, slain by Zeus, is parallel to Balor slain by his grandson Lug.

  • The close similarity of this to the story of Kronos has frequently been pointed out; but a Greek story is always worth repeating.

    Folklore as an Historical Science George Laurence Gomme
British Dictionary definitions for Kronos


a variant of Cronus
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