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Hyperion

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A Titan, husband of his sister Theia and father by her of the Sun, Moon, and Dawn (Hesiod Theogonia 371ff., cf. 134f.). Often the name is used as an epithet of the Sun himself, as Odyssey ...

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

... The Titan Hyperion was, by his sister Theia, the father of Selene (Moon), Eos (Dawn), and Helios ( Sun ). He is sometimes confused with Helios. Hyperion's parents were Ouranos and Gaia , Heaven and...

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A Dictionary of Astronomy (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018

... A satellite of Saturn, 1 500 933 km from the planet’s centre, orbital period 21.28 days; also known as Saturn VII. It is irregular in shape, measuring 360 × 266 × 205 km. Hyperion was discovered in 1848 by W. C. Bond and G. P. Bond , and independently two days later by W. Lassell . Hyperion’s surface is heavily covered with impact craters which show signs of collapse and...

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (5 ed.)

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2020

... ( Saturn VII ) One of the major satellites of Saturn , with a radius measuring 185 × 140 × 113 km; visual albedo 0.19–0.25. It was discovered in 1848 by W. Bond...

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
43 words

... , a Titan , husband of his sister Theia and father by her of the Sun, Moon, and Dawn ( Hes. Theog. 371 ff., cf. 134 f.). Often the name is used as an epithet of the Sun himself, as Od. 12....

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013

... (Greek huper , ‘over’, and eimi , ‘to go’) In Greek mythology one of the titans , son of uranus and gaia , and father of helios , selene and eos (the sun, moon and dawn). The name is sometimes given by poets to the sun itself, which ‘goes over’, but not by John Keats in his ‘fragment’ of this name ( 1820 ), where Hyperion is the fallen saturn , conquered by jupiter...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
56 words

... In Greek mythology, sometimes said to be the original Sun god. He was one of the Titans , the son of Uranus and Gaea, and the father of Helios (the Sun), Selene (the Moon) and Eos (the dawn). He is the subject of an incomplete epic poem ( 1818–19 ) of the same name by John Keats...

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
Length:
65 words

... , romance by Longfellow , published in 1839 . The thin thread of story connects philosophical discourses, romantic legends, literary criticism, and translations of German poetry. The romantic creation is in the mood of Jean Paul Richter , but the events correspond with those of the author's second visit to Europe, from the death of his first wife to his friendship with Frances Appleton , whom he later...

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Margaret Howatson

Dictionary Plus Classical Studies

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Classical studies
Length:
27 words

...Hyperion In Greek myth, a Titan and father of Helios (Sun), Selene (Moon), and Eos (Dawn). Poets often use this name to denote the sun. Margaret Howatson...

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Classical studies
Length:
23 words

... In Greek myth, a Titan , husband of his sister Theia and father by her of Helios (Sun), Selēnē (Moon), and Eōs...

Hyperion: A Fragment

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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Literature
Length:
224 words

...: A Fragment and The Fall of Hyperion Fragments of epic poems by John Keats written 1818–19 . Hyperion was published 1820 , The Fall of Hyperion not until 1850 . In the first version, written as direct narrative, the fallen Saturn , conquered by Jove, mourns the loss of his kingdom and debates with his fallen fellow Titans, in their craggy lair, how he may regain his kingdom. They conclude that only the magnificent Hyperion, who is still unfallen, will be able to help them. In Book III Apollo, god of music, poetry, and knowledge, speaks to the...

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Literature
Length:
305 words

...: A Fragment and The Fall of Hyperion Fragments of epic poems by John Keats written 1818–19 . Hyperion was published 1820 , The Fall of Hyperion not until 1850 . In 1818 Keats gave up the effort to finish Hyperion , then began to recast it as The Fall of Hyperion , but again the effort was abandoned. In the first version, written as direct narrative, the tremendous figure of the fallen Saturn , conquered by Jove, mourns the loss of his kingdom and debates with his fallen fellow Titans, in their craggy lair, how he may regain his...

Hyperion, oder Der Eremit aus Griechenland

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
289 words

...A famous passage near the end denounces the Germans of Hölderlin's day, and the book closes with a prose hymn to Hyperion's and Diotima's love. Hyperion contains the well-known poem ‘ Schicksalslied ’. The novel, in which Hyperion's exalted love of Greece and his ecstatic love for Diotima are fused, ends in a renunciation of earthly happiness. It is written in the form of letters ( see Briefroman ), nearly all of which are addressed by Hyperion to his friend Bellarmin or to...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

... in Greek mythology, one of the Titans, father of the sun, moon, and...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
707 words

... • antipodean , Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian , Zambian • lesbian • Arabian , Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion, Sabian, Swabian • amphibian , Libyan, Namibian • Sorbian • Danubian , Nubian • Colombian • Serbian • Nietzschean • Chadian , Trinidadian • Andean , Kandyan • guardian • Acadian , Akkadian, Arcadian, Barbadian, Canadian, circadian, Grenadian, Hadean, Orcadian, Palladian, radian, steradian • Archimedean , comedian, epicedian, median, tragedian • ascidian , Derridean, Dravidian, enchiridion, Euclidean, Floridian,...

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
42 words
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
50 words
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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
46 words
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
44 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
44 words
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The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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Current Version:
2016

...Hyperion / ~’s n ǝɪ'pi:rɪǝn, hǝɪ- / -z sp Hiperion 2 , Hiperio[n] 1 / Hyperions 2 , emend of Tit 5.2.56 Eptons 1 ...

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