Mount Othrys

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Mount Othrys
Former lake Xynias.jpg
lake Xynias, drained in the 1940s. In the background, the Othrys range.
Highest point
Elevation1,726 m (5,663 ft) [1]
Coordinates39°1′1″N 22°42′35″E / 39.01694°N 22.70972°E / 39.01694; 22.70972Coordinates: 39°1′1″N 22°42′35″E / 39.01694°N 22.70972°E / 39.01694; 22.70972
Geography
Mount Othrys is located in Greece
Mount Othrys
Mount Othrys
Climbing
Easiest routeclimb

Mount Othrys (Greek: όρος Όθρυςoros Othrys, also Όθρη – Othri) is a mountain in central Greece, in the northeastern part of Phthiotis and southern part of Magnesia 39°1′1″N 22°42′35″E / 39.01694°N 22.70972°E / 39.01694; 22.70972.

During the ten-year war between the Titans and the Olympians (the ones that existed then) and their allies both sides used a mountain as the base for their headquarters. While the Olympians chose Mount Olympus the Titans picked Mount Othrys. The two mountains were in actuality ten miles apart.

The Black Castle[change | change source]

After Kronos freed the Cyclops and the Hekatonkheires, Kronos ordered them to build a castle made out of the metal found in Mount Othrys. The castle then became the base of the Titans during the war between the Olympians and the Titans

Fun Facts[change | change source]

The mountain was so tremendous, even Zeus was afraid when he first saw it.

Titans who live there:

The Titans were evil and cruel, which made Olympian Gods the exact same, since they are parents of Gods. The Olympian Gods are actually Titans and the heroes are demi-titans.

References[change | change source]

  1. Oreivatein.com