Phaethon

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Phaethon [r]: From Greek mythology, he was the mortal son of the sun god. He asked for the privilege of driving the chariot of the sun for a single day, and died as a result, according to Elizabeth Vandiver, Classics scholar and authority on Greek mythology and Greek tragedy including the Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, Homer, and Virgil. This definition is based on her course Classical Mythology from The Teaching Company. [e]

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