Atlas was forced by Jupiter to hold up the sky.
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In Roman mythology, Atlas was the leader of the giant Titans. He was responsible for leading a war against
the gods presided by Jupiter
Jupiter was fighting against his father, the Titan Saturn, to gain control of the world.
When the gods won the war,
punished Atlas by making him carry the sky on his shoulders.
A moon of the planet Saturn was named after the
Titan Atlas for fighting with his brother Saturn.
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