Hyperion was one of the Titans in Greek mythology. He is most famous in legend for his role as a father, for Hyperion fathered a trio of offspring. Let us therefore look into this notable history in a little bit more detail. Hyperion was the son of Gaia and Ouranos (Uranus). The legend goes that Hyperion and Theia had reations together and conceived three mythical divinities, Eos, Selene, and Helios. These three children are said to "bring light to the people of Earth.
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