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  1. Helios Timmy Schick Ap English Lit and Comp Mrs. Deemer 12/3/13

  2. Overview • Helios • Who is he? • “What makes Helios so great?” • Connection to Oedipus • Overall impact

  3. Helios: The “brightest” kid in the class • Titan God of Sun • Gift of Sight • Apollo • Two names mean same being • Light and Sun • Father of the Heliads • Female Offspring with Clymene the Oceanid • Turned into Trees

  4. Helios (cont.) • Cult in Rhodes • Cup of Delphic tripod • Thrinacia- The Oddyssey • Sacred to “Sun God” • Red Cattle • Phaeton’s mistake • Set fire to the Earth

  5. Connection to Oedipus • Curse on Thebes • Darkened, depressed, work of Helios • Teiresias serves Apollo (Helios) • Blind • Can see through Oedipus’ foolishness • Oedipus loss of sight

  6. Works Cited • Heliades. Wikipedia, 16 Oct. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliades>. • Helios. Luxe Stationary, 2000. Web. 29 Nov. 2013. <http://www.theoi.com/Titan/Helios.html>. • Helios-Greek God of the Sun. N.S Gills, n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2013. <http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/hgodsandgoddesses/g/Helios.htm>. • Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense. Orlando: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998. Print.