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Eos (Aurora) Sightings

  • The Iliad by Homer 800BC - 700BC

    Eos frets over her son, Memnon, while spreading the dawn in Homer's epic account of the Trojan War.

  • The Odyssey by Homer 800BC - 700BC

    Athena asks Eos to delay the dawn so that Odysseus can get some extra sleep in this epic poem. (Wow, we wish Athena would do that for us once in a while.)

  • The Fall of Troy by Quintus Smyrnaeus 300 - 400

    In this epic that picks up where the Iliad left off, Achilles skewers Eos' son, Memnon, and his mom has him made immortal. (Guess it really pays to have a goddess for a mom.)

  • The Metamorphoses by Ovid 100 - 200

    Lusty Eos wreaks havoc on the life of a sexy young hunter named Cephalus and his wife Procris in this epic collection of poems.

  • God of War: Chains of Olympus 2008

    In this bloody video game, Eos begs the brutal Kratos to help find her brother, Helios. (Source)

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