Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

BRIAREUS

Greek fabulous creature

Also known as Aegaeon, Briareos, Obriareos

Picture of the Greek fabulous creature Briareus from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Terrible Timber Creature

He’s the top tree of the hundred-handed Hecatonchires giants, a race of formidable forest giants.

His brothers on the family tree are Cottus and Gyges.

Briareus Facts and Figures

Name: Briareus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aegaeon, Briareos, Obriareos

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1641


Briareus Relationships

Father: Uranus
Mother: Gaia
Member of: Hecatonchires

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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