noun Classical Mythology.
Origin of Phaëthon
Examples from the Web for phaethon
Helios saw the brave youth and knew that it was Phaethon, his son.
Phaethon is by some represented as the first king, who reigned in Chaonia, and Epirus.
Phaethon, who for some time had been endeavouring to kiss Persephone, had just succeeded.A Room With A View|E. M. Forster
Helios had another son named Phaethon, whose mother was Clymene, one of the Oceanides.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens
Phaethon fell from the chariot, down, down into a clear river.