Pallas (son of Crius)

Pallas (Greek Παλλάς ) is a Titan in Greek mythology. He is the son of Kreios and Eurybia, his siblings are Perses and Astraeus.

In Ovid, he also appears as the father of the goddess Eos, at Kallistratos and Satyrus as the father of Chryse, the first wife of Dardanus. In Hesiod he is with Styx the father of several deities who are to be regarded as personifications of aspects of the war: Bia ( " force" ), Kratos ( "power" ), Zelos ( " zeal " ) and Nike ( "victory" ). In Hyginus Mythographus these four personifications found in their Latin equivalents Vis, Invidia, Potestas and Victoria again. In the Homeric Hymn to Hermes as his father Megamedes is called, his daughter is here Titanide Selene.

Since when Dionysius of Halicarnassus, called the father of Nike Pallas, son of Lykaos, this may be as to identify the hero has sunk deity with the Titan Pallas.

Pausanias reports that the inhabitants of the Achaean Polis Pellene have derived the name Pellenes from him.