Ovid (Met. ", Pseudo-Hyginus, Fabulae 189 : 378.) Campbell, Vol. ", Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 3. "[Memnon greets King Priamos (Priam) of Troy :] Telling of that strange immortality by Eos (Dawn-goddess) given to his sire [Tithonos], telling of the unending flow and ebb of Tethys, of the sacred flood of Okeanos (Oceanus) fathomless-rolling, of the bounds of Earth that wearieth never of her travail, of where the Sun-steeds leap from orient waves. 159 ff : When the goddess petitioned Zeus for his immortality, she neglected also to request eternal youth. 7 (trans. 218, &c.; Horat. For Helios (the Sun), striking the lips of Memnon as a plectrum strikes the lyre, seems to summon a voice from them, and by this speech-producing artifice consoles Hemera (the Day) [i.e. "Andra Tithonon sparatton kai taratton kai kukon (Attacking, troubling and vexing Old Man Tithonos): That is, [doing so to] someone exceedingly old. "When white-cheeked Aos (Eos, Dawn) climbs the heavens, early-born (Erigeneia). "Until Lucifer [Eosphoros the Morning Star] hould wake Aurora (Dawn) [Eos], and Aurora call forth the chariot of the day [Helios the Sun]. He was himself killed by Akhilleus (Achilles). One the fourth flight the flock split up; then two fierce legions, so divided, fought each other with claws and beaks in full fury, till their wings and battling breasts were weary; then they fell, death-offerings, on the ash whose kin they were, recalling that brave soul from whom they sprang. ], Pausanias, Description of Greece 1. ", Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 1. ", Ovid, Fasti 4. As its waters flow twixt fertile acres, once a year they turn to blood, when comes the woeful day whereon died Memnon. to C1st A.D.) : Nonnus, Dionysiaca 27. Lattimore) (Greek epic C8th B.C.) ", Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 14. She is also occasionally called the “dawnbringer” which is only attested in poetry. 1 ff : 115 ff : Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 2. On my way home the goddess' prophecy began to form, fear that my wife had failed her marriage vows . Grant) (Roman mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Ovid, Fasti 4. Let him bring up to Olympos Thetis from the sea to hold for him light forth to Gods and men! . 1 ff : Prometheus, means ‘forethought’. Marvelled the Daughters of the Sun [Horai, Horae] who stood near her, around that wondrous splendour-ring traced for the race-course of the tireless sun by Zeus, the limit of all Nature's life and death, the dally round that maketh up the eternal circuit of the rolling years. ", Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 14. [1.1] HYPERION & THEIA (Hesiod Theogony 371, Apollodorus 1.8, Hyginus Pref, Ovid Fasti 5.159) 144); and the tragic writers completely identify her with Hemera, of whom in later times the same myths are related as of Eos. "Within two months after our [Kephalos (Cephalus) and Prokris' (Procris')] marriage, while I [Kephalos] spread my nets to catch the antlered deer, the saffron Aurora [Eos the Dawn], above Hymettus' ever-flowery peak, saw me at daybreak as the twilight fled, and carried me away against my will. EOS (Êôs), in Latin Aurora, the goddess of the morning red, who brings up the light of day from the east. : There was in Aithiopia (Ethiopia) an image of Memnon, the son of Tithonos (Tithonus), made of marble . 1280 ff : All hearts stood still in dumb amazement. to C1st A.D.) : Ovid, Fasti 3. "When Pallantis (Daughter of Pallas) [i.e. "Forthwith came Eos (Dawn) in her flowery garment. ", Mimnermus Fragment 4 (from Stobaeus, Anthology) (trans. ‘Come, aura,’ I would call, how I remember! Greek Lyric I) (C6th B.C.) And Aurora [Eos] favoured my fears and changed my form and face (If felt the change) and so I entered Athens unrecognisable and made my way back home . Greeks did not worship their gods purely out of devotion. 1170 ff : Theocritus, Idylls 2. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1. Thus as she cried, the tears ran down her face immortal, like a river brimming aye : drenched was the dark earth round the corse. Day-Lewis) (Roman epic C1st B.C.) "Hyperion's daughter [Eos the Dawn] expels the stars and lifts her rose lamp on the morning's horses, cold Argestes (the North-West wind) will caress the topmost ears of corn. Greek Lyric II) (C6th B.C.) "Shining Eos carried off Orion for a bridegroom. She was also associated with love, with some sources saying that Aphrodite cursed her to feel constant desire. Carm. 12 ff (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 2. Fairbanks) (Greek rhetorician C4th A.D.) : Many people say that Eos was the goddess of the dawn, but this only partly true. 147 (trans. As a titan, she plays a part in many of the creation myths about the world. ", Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 7. 18. 22. 4. ", Hesiod, Theogony 404 (trans. 1224 ff : Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 4. This made her the sister of Selene, the moon, and Helios, another sun god. Campbell, Vol. Tithonus, husband of Aurora. Presumably the Greeks also applied it to Eos mother of the winds. "And now was Aurora (Dawn) [Eos], leaving the saffron bed of Tithonus, beginning to shower upon earth the light of another day. xv. : Nonnus, Dionysiaca 4. v. 390, x. 35 (trans. "When Eos (Dawn) of the braided tresses had ushered in the third day. ii. to 2nd A.D.) : Ovid, Metamorphoses 2. ", Homer, Iliad 11. Greek Lyric II) (C5th B.C.) "That brightest of stars appeared [Eosphoros the Dawn-Star] that most often heralds the light of early-rising Dawn (Eos Erigineia). ], Ovid, Heroides 4. : Statius, Silvae 1.