Atlas, the Titan Who Held the World upon His Shoulders

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Atlas was the son of Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Clymene (who was also referred to as “Asia”) in Greek mythology and he was the brother of Titans Epimetheus, Menoetius and Prometheus. Atlas was mostly known in the mythology as “the Titan who held the world upon his shoulders”. But "the world" would not be…