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Helios (Sol) Sightings

  • The Odyssey by Homer 800BC - 600BC

    Odysseus's men pay big time for making a barbecue out of Helios's sacred cattle in Homer's epic poem.

  • The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2

    In Ovid's classic collection of poems, Helios totally tattles on Aphrodite for cheating on Hephaestus with bad boy Ares.

  • The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan 2005

    In this installation of the Percy Jackson series, Apollo tells Percy all about how he took over Helios's sun-driving job during Roman times.

  • God of War Series 2005

    Helios is crushed by Kratos in this bloody video game. (Which is why Helios hates it so much… although it's kind of a guilty pleasure.)

  • Immortals 2011

    The god of the sun makes a cameo in this Hollywood blockbuster, but he's bummed that he didn't get a bigger part.

  • Wrath of the Titans 2012

    Helios pops up in yet another Hollywood blockbuster that remixes Greek mythology. Once again, Helios just can't understand why he isn't the star.

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