© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

Kronos (Saturn) Sightings

  • Theogony by Hesiod 800BC - 700BC

    Read one of the first accounts of the rise and fall of Kronos—complete with father-castrating and baby-eating.

  • The Library by Pseudo-Apollodorus 200BC - 100BC

    This ancient guy with an awesome name jotted down another version of Kronos's dastardly exploits.

  • A Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare 1609 - 1611

    A very Kronos-like dude named Time shows up in this play to tell the audience that everything just skipped ahead 16 years. Trippy.

  • The Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan 2005

    The god of time is constantly showing up to cause tons of trouble for Percy and his demigod gang in this must-read series.

  • God of War Series 2005

    Like video games? Like crazy gigantic monsters? You'll love Kronos in God of War.

  • Wrath of the Titans 2012

    Can Perseus stop Kronos from leading an army of really miffed Titans in destroying the gods? We're about to find out.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...