the ancient Greek god of the sun, represented as driving a chariot across the heavens; identified by the Romans with Sol.
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How to use Helios in a sentence
Helios is horrified, and tries to persuade Phaethon to take the request back in vain.What the Greek Myths Can Teach Us About Our Moment of Crisis | Charlotte Higgins | January 19, 2022 | Time
Adida created open source online voting software called Helios based on that research.Why experts are overwhelmingly skeptical of online voting | Timothy B. Lee | September 3, 2020 | Ars Technica
The clearest precursor of this scenario was Helios Airways Flight 522 flying from Cyprus to Athens in August 2005.
The name Helen is philologically allied to Helios the Sun, and is generally interpreted to mean torch, shiner, or giver of light.Archaic England | Harold Bayley
Nevertheless, the Greeks no more identified the god Helios with the sun than they did Zeus himself with thunder and lightning.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
Helios here, so to speak, bursts forth from the gates of day and sheds the light of his glory over all.Troy and its Remains | Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
We will transfer the twins, Helios and Selene, the sun and the moon, from heaven to earth; they must become mortals—Greeks.Cleopatra, Complete | Georg Ebers
Helios freezes his people before he comes, that they may be doubly grateful for the warmth he bestows.Complete Short Works | Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for Helios
Greek myth the god of the sun, who drove his chariot daily across the sky: Roman counterpart: Sol
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