Greek - King of the Giants. Ruler of Britain. Son of Poseidon. He led an assault on the gods, climbing a pile of stones that reached to the sky. Heracles came to the aid of the gods, killing many of the giants. In one story Albion, who survived, planned to kill Heracles and waited in ambush in the Pyrenees. Heracles came on him from the rear and killed him before going on to seize Geryon's cattle. In another version he and his brothers went to Gaul and fought against Heracles. When they tried to steal some of Geryon's cattle that Heracles had brought back from his tenth Labour, all the giants were killed. Also known as Albion.
Celtic - An old name for Britain. Occasionally referred to as Albion.

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