Am I the only one who seems to find the fading of Helios and Selene a little silly? I mean, back in the day the sun and moon were the two greatest powers known to humanity and featured in their daily life. How could two prominent deities like them just 'fade away' even if people started to mix them up with the twin archers.
Helios had the whole island of Rhodes full of worshippers and Selene had Rome, the town of Nemeia where she was venerated with Zeus and lets nog forget the region of Arkadia and Thessaly in Greece, the kingdom of Eleia especially.
Eos didn't fade and don't tell me that's because there is no goddess of the dawn, because there is, or was at least. Artemis started out as the goddess of the dawn and frost and has her title as…Read more >