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Hypĕrīon , ŏnis, m., = Ὑπερίων.
I. Son of a Titan and the Earth, father of the Sun, Hyg. Fab. praef.; Cic. N. D. 3, 21, 54; Ov. M. 4, 192; 241.—
B. Deriv.: Hypĕ-rīŏnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Hyperion, Sol. Avien. Arat. 396.—
II. The Sun: interea fugit albu' jubar Hyperionis cursum, Enn. ap. Prisc. p. 658 P. (Ann. v. 547 Vahl.); so Laber. ap. Gell. 10, 17, 4; Ov. M. 8, 565; id. F. 1, 385; Stat. S. 4, 4, 27.— “Hyperionis urbs, i. q. Heliopolis,a city of Lower Egypt, with a temple of the Sun, Ov. M. 15, 406 sq.
B. Derivv.
1. Hypĕ-rīŏnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Sun: “lampas,Sil. 15, 214: “currus,Val. Fl. 2, 34.—
2. Hypĕrīŏnis , ĭdis, f., a female descendant of the Sun, the Hyperionide, said of Aurora, Ov. F. 5, 159.
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