Talos ( /ˈtɑːlɵs/; Greek: Τάλως, Talōs) or Talon ( /ˈtɑːlɵn/; Greek: Τάλων, Talōn) was a giant guardian of bronze, tasked to protect Europa in Crete, by circling the island three times a day. He was forged by Daedalus and was killed by Medea when she hypnotized him,  from the Argo, to remove the one pin sealing his only vein of blood. 

Talos, the bronze giant

In Popular Culture

Video games

  • Talos appears as one of the many mythological creatures encountered by Orpheus in the side-scrolling video game The Battle of Olympus.