From Greek mythology, one of three huge creatures, called the Hecatoncheires, who fought with Zeus against the Titans. They had fifty heads and one hundred very strong arms. The others are Gyges (also called Gyes) and Aegaeon (also called Briareus).

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  • Cottus, S. (1) — 1S. Cottus, (22. Mai), ein Martyrer zu Rom. S. S. Faustinus …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Cottus, S. (2) — 2S. Cottus, (26. Mai), ein Martyrer im Gebiet von Auxerre. S. S. Priscus …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

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