Tityus

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Tityus

(tit′ē-ŭs) [L. Tityus, fr Gr. Tityos, the name of a giant]
A genus of scorpions of the family Buthidae found principally in Central and South America.

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Only two, Tityos (his liver endlessly devoured by a vulture) and Sisyphus, have survived.
Even Tityos and Ixion, paying in the Underworld for their excessive lust, are given a respite from their troubles (quin et Ixion Tityosque voltu / risit invito, 21-22) in response to the lyre's voice.
rupta si mole Typhoeus prosiliat, vinclis Tityos si membra resolvat, si furor Enceladi proiecta mugiat Aetna, opposito Stilichone cadent.