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In classical mythology, a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaea, and father of Helios, Selene, and Eos. Homer and later poets apply the name as a patronymic for Helios himself. Hence the attribute of beauty has been connected with the name, as in Shakespeare's "Hyperion to a satyr."


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