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φα^έθω , (φάω)
A.shine, only in part. φαέθων (exc. 3sg. φαέθει, Hsch.), radiant, epith. of the sun, Il.11.735, Od.5.479, 11.16, Hes.Th.760, S.El.824 (lyr.), E.El.464 (lyr.).
2. abs., the sun, AP5.273 (Paul. Sil.), 9.137 (Hadr.); πάννυχα καὶ φαέθοντα nights and days, S.Aj. 929 (lyr.).
b. of the moon, “φαέθουσα καὶ αὐγάζουσαPMag.Par. 1.2558.
II. as pr. n.,
1. Φαέθων, , one of the light-bringing steeds of Eos, Od.23.246.
2. son of Eos and Cephalus, Hes. Th.987.
3. son of Helios, famous for his unlucky driving of the sun-chariot, E.Hipp.739 (lyr.), Arist.Mete.345a15; subject of play by E.
b. the Sun, Doroth. in Cat.Cod.Astr.2.82, Nonn.D. 5.81.
c. the constellation Auriga, ib.1.357, 38.424.
4. the planet Jupiter, Arist.Mu.392a24, Eudox.Ars 5.14, Cic.ND2.20.52.
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    • Euripides, Electra, 464
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 739
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 760
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 987
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.16
    • Homer, Odyssey, 23.246
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.479
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 929
    • Sophocles, Electra, 824
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.735
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.20
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