GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

PHAETON

Picture of the Greek legendary mortal PHAETON from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Greek legendary mortal

Secret son of Sun God HELIOS by CLYMENE.

He managed to track down his old man and tried to drive his sunny chariot, but hadn’t passed his driving test and made a right pig’s ear of it.

ZEUS zonked him out of the sky to prevent him scorching the Earth.

PHAETON FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PHAETON
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 11457
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Article last updated on 12 February 2004 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Phaeton: Greek legendary mortal." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 12 Feb. 2004. Web. 20 September 2014.

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