The Sun God
Helios: Who was he?
WHAT DID HELIOS LOOK LIKE?
In this picture, Helios is shown to be riding on his golden chariot across the Earth.
This is the statue that was built in Rhodes by Chares of Lindos to resemble Helios.
Here he is clothed/surrounded by shades of gold, orange, yellow, and red to resemble the sun.
So, what exactly did he do?
The All-Seeing Eye
You Mean, He Isn't Apollo?
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