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In Greek mythology, Cratos ("strength") was a son of Styx and Pallas, brother of Nike, Bia and Zelus. He was the personification of strength and power. Cratos and his siblings were all companions of Zeus. Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ... The ancient Greeks proposed many different ideas about the primordial gods in their mythology. ... In Greek mythology, the Titans (Greek Τιτάν, plural Τιτᾶνες) are among a series of gods who oppose Zeus and the Olympian gods in their ascent to power. ... The Twelve Olympians, in Greek mythology, were the principal gods of the Greek pantheon, residing atop Mount Olympus. ... The ancient Greeks had a large number of sea gods. ... In mythology chthonic (from Greek χθονιος-pertaining to the earth; earthy) designates, or pertains to, gods or spirits of the underworld, especially in Greek mythology. ... Asclepius (Greek also rendered Aesculapius in Latin and transliterated Asklepios) was the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek mythology, according to which he was born a mortal but was given immortality as the constellation Ophiuchus after his death. ... For other uses see Muse (disambiguation). ... Nemesis (called Rhamnusia, the goddess of Rhamnus, at her sanctuary in Rhamnus), in Greek mythology, is the spirit of divine retribution, vengeful fate personified as a remorseless goddess. ... In Greek mythology, the white-robed Moirae or Moerae (Greek Μοίραι — the Apportioners, often called the Fates) were the personifications of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae, sparing ones, or Fatae; also equivalent to the Germanic Norns). ... This Zelos is the Greek personification. ... In Greek mythology, Nike (Greek Νίκη, pronounced /nike/ Nee-keh, meaning Victory) (Roman equivalent: Victoria), was a goddess who personified triumph and victory. ... In Greek mythology, Metis (wisdom) was a Titaness who was the first wife of Zeus and the mother of Athena. ... The Three Graces, from Sandro Botticellis painting Primavera Uffizi Gallery In Greek mythology, the Charites were the graces. ... A goddess in Greek mythology and a daughter of Zeus, Adrasteia (inescapable) was also an epithet applied to Rhea, Cybele, Nemesis and Ananke. ... In Greek mythology, the Horae (Latin) or Horai (Greek; both words mean the hours) were the three goddesses controlling orderly life. ... In Greek mythology, Bia (force) was the personification of force, daughter of Pallas and Styx. ... In Greek mythology, Eros was the god responsible for lust, love, and sex; he was also worshipped as a fertility deity. ... Daughter of Nyx in Greek mythology, Apate was the personification of deceit. ... Themis was the name given by William Henry Pickering in 1905 to a spurious tenth satellite of Saturn which he claimed to have discovered. ... Eris is also a genus of jumping spiders. ... In Greek mythology, Thanatos (θάνατος, death) was the personification of death (Roman equivalent: Mors). ... Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ... For other uses, see Styx River (disambiguation) River In Greek mythology, Styx ([river of] hate) is the name of a river which formed the boundary between earth and the underworld, Hades. ... Pallas Athena. ... In Greek mythology, Nike (Greek Νίκη, pronounced /nike/ Nee-keh, meaning Victory) (Roman equivalent: Victoria), was a goddess who personified triumph and victory. ... In Greek mythology, Bia (force) was the personification of force, daughter of Pallas and Styx. ... This Zelos is the Greek personification. ... Statue of Zeus The Greek sculptor Phidias created the 12-m (40-ft) tall Statue of Zeus in about 435 bc. ...


The spelling Kratos would be more faithful to the original Greek spelling, which is Κρατος.


The Latinized spelling Cratus has also been used. Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...

This Kratos is the Greek personification; there is also a Tales of Symphonia character named Kratos Aurion, and the main character of the Playstation 2 Game God of War is also named Kratos.

"Operation Kratos" was the name given to the London police shoot-to-kill policy made public in 2005. Tales of Symphonia (テイルズオブシンフォニア Teiruzu obu Shinfonia) is a role-playing video game produced by Namco. ... God of War is a video game for the Sony PlayStation 2 console released on March 22, 2005. ...


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Master of MiNE Program - About the Program (324 words)
CRATOS (Center for Research on the Applications of Telematics to Organizations and Society) research activities are directed towards the invention and the study of new applications of information and communication technologies to industry, commerce and, more generally, to all of society.
A small, but growing, group of researchers have therefore begun to shift their attention from the problems of technology to applications, ranging from engineering to the socio-economic impact of telematics.
Amongst the research topics that CRATOS considers part of its "jurisdiction" are Internet and similar network applications (intranet and extranet, for example): electronic commerce, advertising, multimedia conferencing, communications (telephone, videophone), telework, information retrieval (above all on the World Wide Web, but also from various databases), video-on-demand, customer assistance, virtual business, and so on.
Micro Focus, Cratos, and Microsoft Help Lombard Canada Ltd. Migrate its Mainframe Systems to the Windows Platform (892 words)
Recognized migration specialist Cratos was chosen to provide the necessary technical expertise, and will continue to work closely with Lombard to ensure the successful migration of the mainframe applications, data, processes and people.
Cratos, established in 1999, is headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto.
Cratos is a software solutions company specializing in international banking and financial transaction processing.
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