Son of the Oceanid Clymene and Apollo
The Story of Phaethon
Statue of Apollo
Apollo, Phaethon's father, was god of the sun, music, and light (intelligence).
Horses of Helios Statue
Statue of Helios
Helios was the personification of the sun, and drove the sun chariot. Apollo was the god of light (intelligence). Helios is said to be a Titan, while Apollo was an Olympian, and are two different people.
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