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By Crusader1307

One of The Ancient Greek Mythology's ''Gigantes'' (a Race of Giants descended from The Titans). Athos was noted for His ''fight'' with The God Poseidon. During their epic conflict. Athos was said to have picked up a giant stone and threw it at The God. But Poseidon deflected the stone, and hurled it back at Athos, killing Him instead. The ''rock'' is said to be what is now called Mount Athos in Northern Greece, seen as a ''Holy Place'' in Eastern Orthodox Catholicism.