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Cheiron (or Chiron) was a Centaur and the son of the Titan Cronos. Cronos disguised himself as a horse in order to seduce Philyra without his wife Rhea discovering the affair.

Unlike other centaurs who are descended from Ixion, Cheiron was among the gentlest, wisest, and most learned of creatures. As a result, he was asked to tutor several of the greatest of Greek heroes, including Achilles, Asclepius, Heracles, Jason, Aeneas, and Peleus. He was also talented at wielding a bow and sword.

Being the son of a God, he was immortal however, Heracles accidentally wounded him with a poisoned arrow when fighting the other Centaurs. According to one tradition, in order to be relieved of the unrelenting torment of the wound he gave his immortality to the Titan Prometheus and allowed himself to die. According to another, he appealed to Zeus and was transformed into the constellation Sagittarius.


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Anonymous need help on project!!!! 1 Nov 15 2010, 12:20 PM EST by Dous777
 
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chiron was half man half horse but what is his family tree????????????????????
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Anonymous I agree 1 Nov 2 2010, 8:43 PM EDT by Anonymous
 
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Kronos is a titan and created the gods so he is the father of the gods so he must be included up there with the gods, and chiron is pretty cool
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Anonymous WRONG 3 Oct 7 2010, 10:09 AM EDT by Anonymous
 
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Kronos is NOT a God. He is a Titan. And yes, Chiron (pronounced Ky-ron) is his son which is why when many wrong doings happened in the camo of Demi-Gods CHIRON is blamed. I know Chiron and he IS the best Greek teacher EVER! During training at camp he released all of the horses in the stable saying "This is NOT right,it makes me SICK!"
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