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Who did cronus castrate?

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His father Uranus.

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When did Zeus castrate his father?

He did not. Cronus did that to his father.


Why would Cronus need a sickle?

Cronus' domain was agriculture. A sickle is associated with harvesting grain. In addition, a sickle was what Cronus used to castrate his father, Uranus.


Why did Cronus have a sickle?

It was the form of the weapon which Gaia, the Earth his mother gave to Cronus to castrate his father Uranus the Heavens. A sickle was also once used to harvest crops.


What titan god is pictured with a sickle?

Cronus, Titan god of time and King of the Titans, he used a sickle to castrate his father Ouranos.


What does the name 'Cronus' mean?

Kronos (Cronus) is one of the few names from Greek mythology that does NOT have a Greek etymology, which means it's older than Greek. Many philologists think that the name comes from Indo-European sources meaning "to cut", a reference to the sickle he used to castrate his father, Ouranos.


What were Cronos's Responsibilities?

The Romans compared Cronus with their Saturn, who was a corn god. In Athens on the 12th day of the month Hekatombaion a festival was held in honour of Cronus. It was a celebration of the harvest. In art, Cronus was depicted carrying a sickle used to gather the harvest, but this was also the weapon he used to castrate his father


What is the symbol of Cronus?

Cronus' symbol was a sickle used to harvest crops.


Who is the god Saturn?

Saturn is the Roman equivalent to the Greek Cronus, or the Titan father of the Olympian Gods (of Greek mythology). He was the Titan to castrate his father, Ouranous and gain control of the universe.


What gaea did?

Gaia (Earth) did many things in Greek mythology, with Ouranos (Heaven) she was mother of Titanes, Kyklopes, and Hekatonkheires and many others. She urged Cronus to castrate Ouranos, giving him a sickle, she also foretold that Cronus too would be overthrown by his children, which came true at the birth of Zeus.


How do you castrate a calf?

You cut off it's testicles, the same way you castrate any mammal.


When should you castrate mules?

You don't have to castrate them because they are genetically infertile, or cannot produce offspring.


Why did Cronus kill Uranus?

Gaea asked the titans for a volunteer to ambush Uranus and castrate him, Cronus volunteered because he probably wanted to show the other titans his power and make himself ruler of the universe