Antaeus

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Antaeus in Greek mythology, a giant, the son of Poseidon and Earth, who compelled all comers to wrestle with him; he gained renewed strength with the ground, and overcame and killed all opponents until he was defeated by Hercules.

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Antaeus (ăntē´əs), in Greek mythology, giant; son of Poseidon and Gaea, the goddess of the earth. He became stronger whenever he touched the earth, his mother. He killed everyone with whom he wrestled until Hercules overcame him by lifting him in the air.

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