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Menoetius

Menoitios depicted throwing a stone

Menoitios was the titan god of violent anger, rash action, and human mortality. Zeus struck him down with a thunderbolt and sent him to Erebos (the Underworld) as punishment for his hybristic behavior.

Parents

Iapetos & Klymene-Asie

Siblings

Atlas
Prometheus
Epimetheus
Ankhiale

Ancient Text

"The Titanes had children . . . Atlas who holds the sky on his shoulders, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoitios whom Zeus struck with a thunderbolt in the Titane battle and confined to Tartaros, were all sons of Iapetos and Asia."
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 8 (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.)

Trivia

  • Menoitios was also the name of one of the Argonauts
  • Menoitios was also the name of the Herdsman of Hades