- Classical Mythology. a Titan, the father of Helios, Selene, and Eos.
- Astronomy. a natural satellite of the planet Saturn.
Origin of Hyperion
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Examples from the Web for hyperion
Excerpted from Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations, published by Hyperion, copyright 2013.No More Coddling!
October 3, 2013
Turlington authored Living Yoga: Creating A Life Practice (Hyperion, 2002).
Mark Katz is the author of Clinton Me: A Real Life Political Comedy (Hyperion Books), from which these excerpts were taken.George McGovern & Me
October 21, 2012
Her new book, The Bag Lady Papers, comes out in February from Hyperion.
A year ago, Bernie Madoff wiped out Alexandra Penney—whose new book, The Bag Lady Papers, comes out in February from Hyperion.
One of our men was in the Hyperion, managed to stay alive, and has been sending data.Triplanetary
Edward Elmer Smith
Of these, one was Luna, the moon, daughter of Hyperion and sister of the Sun.Moon Lore
I picked it up, and I knew that I was in the presence of the Hyperion.Happy Days
Alan Alexander Milne
His 'Hyperion' is a fine monument, and will cause his name to last.My Recollections of Lord Byron
It was the last time that the Glee Club concert was ever held at the Hyperion.Frank Armstrong at College
Matthew M. Colton
- Greek myth a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, father of Helios (sun), Selene (moon), and Eos (dawn)
- an irregular-shaped outer satellite of the planet Saturn that tumbles chaotically
Word Origin and History for hyperion
a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, later identified with Apollo, from Greek, literally "he who looks from above."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper