Origin of Phoebus
Examples from the Web for phoebus
Nevertheless, it was a great thing to know men like Mr. Phoebus, and hear their views on the nature of things.
But Phoebus Apollo himself guides his chariot with his divine hands.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete|Georg Ebers
Hence Phoebus believed poor "Similar" to be dead, and that a month or two had elapsed since her death.Notre-Dame de Paris|Victor Hugo
Venus her myrtle, Phoebus has her bays; Tea both excels, which she vouchsafes to praise.The Little Tea Book|Arthur Gray
Placed on the galley of his yacht, Mr. Phoebus surveyed the brilliant and animated scene with delight.
Word Origin for Phoebus
epithet of Apollo as sun-god, late 14c., from Latin Phoebus, from Greek Phoibos, literally "bright, shining, radiant," of unknown origin. Related: Phoeban.