Sepertimana diketahui bahawa PALLAS adalah salah satu jenama kasut yang terkenal di Malaysia dan diminati oleh ramai kanak-kanak dan remaja. Tetapi tahukah anda rahsia di sebalik nama PALLAS itu?
PALLAS di dalam mitos Greek kuno ialah Titan god of warcraft / dewa perang. Dia adalah ayah kepada NIKE iaitu ‘dewi kemenangan‘, Bia, Zelus dan Cratos.
PALLAS (Pallas). 1. A son of Crius and Eurybia, was one of the Titans, and brother of Astraeus and Perses. He was married to Styx, by whom he became the father of Zelus, Cratos, Bia, and Nice. (Hes. Theog. 376, 383; Paus. vii. 26. § 5, viii. 18, § 1; Apollod. i. 2. § 2, 4.) 2. A son of Megamedes, and father of Selene. (Hom. Hymn. in Merc. 100.) 3. A giant, who, in the fight with the gods, was slain by Athena, and flayed by her. (Apollod. i. 6. § 2.) 4. According to some traditions, the father of Athena, who slew him as he was on the point of violating her. (Cic. De Nat. Deor. iii. 23; Tzetz. ad Lyc. 355.)
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Pallas (Πάλλας) is a Titan, associated with war, killed by Athena in the fight with gods. Most sources indicate that he was the son of Crius and Eurybia, the brother of Astraeus and Perses, and the husband of Styx. He was the father of Zelus, Nike, Cratos, and Bia. In addition, he has been named as the father Scylla, Fontes, and Lacus. Alternatively, he was the son of Megamedes, and father of Selene, and is also recorded as the father of Eos.