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Atlas

muški rodgramatika

(Kartographie) Pl. Atlanten, Sammlung von Land-, See- u. Himmelskarten.

1. atlas

imenica

Sinonimi: book of maps | map collection | telamon | atlas vertebra

1. A collection of maps in book form; SYN. book of maps, map collection.
Book of maps. The atlas was introduced in the 16th century by Mercator, who began work on it 1585; it was completed by his son 1594. Early atlases had a frontispiece showing Atlas supporting the globe.
2. A figure of a man used as a supporting column; SYN. telamon.
3. The 1st cervical vertebra; SYN. atlas vertebra.

Atlas | nemačko - engleski prevod

Atlas

muški rodmitologija

tlas ist Sohn der Titanen Iapetos und Klymene sowie Bruder von Menoitios, Prometheus und Epimetheus.
Er trug im äußersten Westen das Himmelsgewölbe als Strafe für seine Teilnahme am Titanenkampf.
Atlas holte die Äpfel der Hesperiden für Herakles, der inzwischen die Last auf sich nahm, sie aber nur durch eine List zurückgeben konnte.
Atlas ist Vater der Pleiaden, Hyaden, Hesperiden und der Kalypso.
Auch die Bergnymphe Maia ist seine Tochter.

1. Atlas

muški rodmitologija

A Titan in ancient mythology who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders.
In Greek mythology, one of the Titans who revolted against the gods; as a punishment, he was compelled to support the heavens on his head and shoulders. Growing weary, he asked Perseus to turn him into stone, and he was transformed into Mount Atlas.

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