By Wolfgang Fauth
This article offers with conceptions of the Greek sun-god, Helios, in a few chosen works of past due vintage literature. The syncretistic photo is characterised by means of the heterogenous contours and polyvalent features that have been assigned to the god. the most a part of the e-book provides Helios within the Orphic hymns, within the Greek-Egyptian Magical Papyri, in Neoplatonic philosophy and within the Dionysiac epic of Nonnos. The advent provides a precis of the significance connected to Helios within the older Greek literary culture, and the appendix incorporates a comic strip of the jobs attributed to historical close to japanese sun-deities. either sections make clear the stipulations that gave upward thrust to the phenomenon of overdue old solar theology. those texts, analyzed from the viewpoint of solar theology, expand and increase an differently cultically and politically colored photograph of a sunlight faith consisting principally of classical and oriental parts.