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Helios (Greek deity)


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    • Ήλιος (Greek deity)
    • Ήέλιος (Greek deity)
    • Helius (Greek deity)
    • Геліяс (Greek deity)
    • Helii͡as (Greek deity)
    • Хелиос (Greek deity)
    • Khelios (Greek deity)
    • Helije (Greek deity)
    • Eliu (Greek deity)
    • Elio (Greek deity)
    • Elios (Greek deity)
    • הליוס (Greek deity)
    • Helyos (Greek deity)
    • Гелиос (Greek deity)
    • Gelios (Greek deity)
    • Hēlijs (Greek deity)
    • Helijas (Greek deity)
    • Héliosz (Greek deity)
    • Хелиј (Greek deity)
    • Helij (Greek deity)
    • ヘーリオス (Greek deity)
    • Hēriosu (Greek deity)
    • Hélio (Greek deity)
    • Heliu (Greek deity)
    • Хелије (Greek deity)
    • Геліос (Greek deity)
    • 赫利俄斯 (Greek deity)
    • Heliesi (Greek deity)
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    • found: Fauth, Wolfgang. Helios megistos, 1995.
    • found: Julian, Emperor of Rome. Discorso su Helios re, 2011.
    • found: Wikipedia, May 2, 2018(Helios (Ancient Greek: Ήλιος = Hēlios; Latinized as Helius; Ήέλιος in Homeric Greek) is the god and personification of the Sun in Greek mythology. He is the son of the Titan Hyperion and the Titaness Theia (also known as Euryphaessa) and brother of the goddesses Selene, the moon, and Eos, the dawn; The equivalent of Helios in Roman mythology was Sol) Belarusian page (Геліяс = HeliЋiЌas) Bulgarian page (Хелиос = Khelios) Bosnian page (Helije) Corsican page (Eliu) Italian page (Helios (also Elio or Elios)) Hebrew page (הליוס = Helyos) Kazakh page (Гелиос = Gelios) Latvian page (HЅelijs) Lithuanian page (Helijas) Hungarian page (HЃeliosz) Macedonian page (Хелиј = Helij) Japanese page (ヘーリオス = HЅeriosu) Portuguese page (HЃelio) Russian page (Гелиос = Gelios) Albanian page (Heliu) Serbian page (Хелије = Helije) Ukrainian page (Геліос = Helios) Chinese page (赫利俄斯 = Heliesi)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, May 2, 2018(Helios (Greek: "Sun"), in Greek religion, the sun god, sometimes called a Titan. He drove a chariot daily from east to west across the sky and sailed around the northerly stream of Ocean each night in a huge cup; in classical Greece, Helios was especially worshipped in Rhodes, where from at least the early 5th century bce he was regarded as the chief god, to whom the island belonged)
    • found: Theoi Project website, May 2, 2018(Helios (Helius) was the Titan god of the sun, a guardian of oaths, and the god of sight. He dwelt in a golden palace in the River Okeanos (Oceanus) at the far ends of the earth from which he emerged each dawn, crowned with the aureole of the sun, driving a chariot drawn by four winged steeds. Greek name: Ήλιος. Roman name: Sol) - http://www.theoi.com/Titan/Helios.html
    • found: GreekMythology.com, May 2, 2018(Helios was one of the Titans, son of Hyperion and Theia. He was the personification of the Sun and his sisters were the goddesses Selene (the Moon) and Eos (the Dawn). He drove the chariot of the sun across the sky on a daily basis, as it was pulled by horses named Pyrois, Aeos, Aethon and Phlegon. In later times, Helios was considered being the god of light, Apollo, although sometimes they would still be thought of as distinct deities; after all, Helios was a Titan, while Apollo was an Olympian. Helios did not play a major part in Greek mythology, as he was eventually replaced by Apollo.) - https://www.greekmythology.com/Other_Gods/Helios/helios.html
    • found: GreekGods.org, May 2, 2018:Helios (Helios (Helius, Sol, Sun). Helios was a titan god of the sun and sunlight and was described as the One who watches from above and sees and observes anyone or anything if he wishes, not just on earth but in heavens also; Usually, he is described as a son of Hyperion and Theia, but some authors are equating sun to Apollo; As for Homer, Helios and Hyperion is one and the same character, he is using both names for the same character in the Iliad and the Odyssey) Hyperion (Hyperion was a Titan god of light or sunlight and was associated with watching and observation from above; While most of the authors are identifying Hyperion as a unique character, Homer is equating Helios and Hyperion as one and the same character and it can be seen in both of his epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey) - https://www.greek-gods.org/titans/helios.php - https://www.greek-gods.org/titans/hyperion.php
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    • 2018-05-02: new
    • 2018-08-03: revised
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