Atlas The Bearer of the Heavens and Mother Earth

Posted by Roses on February 26, 2012

There are many different stories that tells about Atlas but this one is most accurate from what I can find it comes from the first stories that told of Atlas and how he became the bearer of the heavens and earth.

Atlas was son of the first generations of the Ancient Greek Gods which were the Titans.

Atlas is one of the most well known Titans for many reasons. One is the war that lasted for tens years when he got most of the Titans and many of the gods and goddess to rebel against Zeus. All of the Titans were punished in some fashionable manner that Zeus thought fit the crime but he singled out Atlas and sentenced him to the most terrible punishment he could think of and that was, that he must be the bearer of all of the Heavens for every lasting of time.

Atlas was also the one that gave mankind the tool of navigation which help us in knowing which direction to go to get to a certain place …

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