Meaning of Titanomachy in English:


Pronunciation /ˌtʌɪtəˈnɒməki/ /ˌtʌɪtnˈɒməki/


  • (The title of) a literary or poetic account of the war between the Titans and the Olympians led by Zeus, which ended with the defeat of the Titans and their imprisonment in Tartarus; the war itself.


Mid 18th century. From titano- + -machy, after French titanomachie and its models classical Latin Titānomachia and Hellenistic Greek Τιτανομαχία (title of a poem in the Epic Cycle).