Atlas (mythology) In Greek mythology, Atlas (/ˈætləs/; Greek: Ἄτλας, Átlas) was a titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity after the Titanomachy. Atlas also plays a role in the myths of two of the greatest Greek heroes: Heracles (the Roman equivalent being Hercules) and Perseus . Nov 12 2019What is the definition of Atlas?
Definition of atlas. 1 capitalized : a Titan who for his part in the Titans' revolt against the gods is forced by Zeus to support the heavens on his shoulders. 2 capitalized : one who bears a heavy burden.What is Atlas map?
An atlas is a collection of maps . An atlas typically contains maps of Earth or regions of the Earth such as Europe, Asia, etc. Atlases are traditionally in the form books (i.e., bound), but today atlases can also be found in multimedia formats.