Greek - A giant, king of Libya. Son of Poseidon and Gaea. Brother of Busiris. He ate lions and had the ability to draw fresh strength from contact with the earth. In some stories he was the protector of a race of pygmies. In this role, he challenged Heracles to a wrestling match when he passed through their country on his way to perform his eleventh labour. Heracles lifted him clear of the ground and crushed him. In some references, called Antaeus, Antaios, Antaios or Antaeus.
Phoenician - A war-goddess. She is sometimes equated with Anat. In some accounts, identified as Antaeus, Antaios, Antaios or Antaeus.

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