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Why is Hyperion associated with light?

Hyperion associated with light because Hyperion was the Titan God of Light. The Titans are the parents of many of the Olympian gods and goddesses worshiped by the ancient Greeks.

Hyperion’ means he who goes before the sun. He is sometimes called the “Titan of Light”. Hyperion is the father of Sun, Moon and Dawn. Hyperion married his sister, Theia, and they had three children. They were Helios or the Sun, Eos or the Dawn, and Selence or the Moon. So, Hyperion’s children were said to bring light the world.

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