Phaethon

Greek - One of the horses drawing. The chariot of Eos. In some references, known as Phaethon, Phaeton, Phaeton, Phaethon, Phaethon, Phaethon or Phaithon.
Greek - A son of Helius and Clymene. He is usually named as the son of Helius and Clymene but some stories have Rhode as his mother and Clymene as one of his sisters. Other versions say that he was the son of Cephalus and Eos. He persuaded his father to allow him to drive the chariot of the sun but lost control and came too low, scorching large areas of the earth and causing African tribes to turn black. Zeus slew him with a thunderbolt before he could do more damage. In some versions, Zeus had to send a flood to put out the fires caused by Phaethon. His grieving sisters, Aegle, Lampetia and Phaetusa, whose tears became amber beads, were turned into poplars (or pine trees) and his lover Cycnus, king of Liguria, who collected his mortal remains and buried them, was turned into a swan by Apollo. Also commonly referred to as Phaethon, Phaeton, Phaeton, Phaethon, Phaethon, Phaethon or Phaithon.
Greek - Son of Cephalus by Eos. He was carried off by Aphrodite whose priest he became. At times, called Phaethon, Phaeton, Phaeton, Phaethon, Phaethon, Phaethon or Phaithon.

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