Chronos

Chronos in Wikipedia

In Greek mythology, Chronos (Ancient Greek: Χρόνος) in pre- Socratic philosophical works is said to be the personification of time. His name in Modern Greek also means "year" and is alternatively spelled Chronus (Latin spelling). Chronos was imagined as an incorporeal god. Serpentine in form, with three heads-that of a man, a bull, and a lion. He and his consort, serpentine Ananke (Inevitability), circled the primal world-egg in their coils and split it apart to form the ordered universe of earth, sea and sky. He is not to be confused with the Titan Cronus...

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