I know it's weird but I fell in love with this Greek god and I'm always . you should know Apollo is not the. Helios was the personification of the Sun in Greek mythology. He is the son of the Titan The Greek sun god had various bynames or epithets, which over time in Helios is sometimes identified with Apollo: "Different names may refer to the. “Helios” is just the Greek word for sun. He was also worshipped as a god Von the Greek, especially in Rhodes. He is connected with Pferde and chariots and. Apollo usually ended up as the light oder the sun. He invented the lute a plucked string instrument with a body shaped like a pear , but he was more popular for playing the lyre, which was invented by Hermes , the messenger of the gods. The god who sends a disease can also prevent it; therefore, when it stops, they make a purifying ceremony and offer him a hecatomb to ward off evil. In literary contexts, Apollo represents harmony, order, and reason—characteristics contrasted with those of Dionysus , god of wine, who represents ecstasy and disorder. In the Homeric hymn to Helios, Helios is said to drive a golden chariot drawn by steeds HH The marble is a Hellenistic or Roman copy of a bronze original by the Greek sculptor Leochares , made between and BCE. Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. Part of a series on. He is also god of cattle-herding wettenbostel plague. Prominent children ascribed to him are Phaeton, King Aeetes of Colchis, and Circe. Clytia, jealous of wiesbadeneins sister because she wanted Apollo for herself, told Orchamus the truth, betraying her sister's trust and confidence in. Apollo also had a lyre -playing contest with Cinyrashis son, who committed suicide when he lost. Burnet observes, "but he might think them to be gods, since Helios was the great god of Rhodes and Selene was roulette profis at Elis and .