God of the Dog-Star, the brightest star of the constellation Canis Major and source of the scorching heat and droughts of midsummer.
God and personification of the Sun. He drives a golden chariot drawn by fiery steeds dragging the sun across the sky from east to west. At night he returns over sea lounging in a golden cup. Brother to the goddesses Selene (the moon) and Eos (the dawn).