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  • By Sikes and Allen), and afterwards to other gods, Dionysus, Helios, Asclepius.
  • Wandering over the earth in search of her daughter, Demeter learns from Helios the truth about her disappearance.
  • ARIADNE (in Greek mythology), was the daughter of Minos, king of Crete, and Pasiphae, the daughter of Helios the Sun-god.
  • DIRCE, in Greek legend, daughter of Helios the sun-god, the second wife of Lycus, king of Thebes.
  • Modified though never essentially changed, (1) by contact with the star-worship of the Chaldaeans, who identified Mithras with Shamash, god of the sun,(2) by the indigenous Armenian religion and other local Asiatic faiths and (3) by the Greeks of Asia Minor, who identified Mithras with Helios, and contributed to the success of his cult by equipping it for the first time with artistic representations (the famous Mithras relief originated in the Pergamene school towards the 2nd century B.C.), Mithraism was first transmitted to the Roman world during the 1st century B.C. by the Cilician pirates captured by Pompey.

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