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Mythology & Beliefs: Heliades
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Heliades were daughters of Helios; mourned for Phaëthon and were changed to poplar trees.

Heliadae in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology Heliadae and HELIADES (Ἡλιάδαι and (*Hlia/des), that is, the male and female descendants of Helios, and might accordingly be applied to all his children, but in mythology the name is given particularly to the seven sons and the one daughter of Helios by Rhode or Rhodos. Their names are, Cercaphus, Actis, Macarcus, Tanages, Triopas, Phaeton, Ochimus, and Electryone. These names, however, as well as their number, are not the same in all accounts. (Diod. 5.56, &c.; Schol. ad Pind. Ol. 7.131, &c.) It should be observed that the sisters of Phaeton are likewise called Heliades. (Ov. Met. 2.340, &c.; Apollon. 4.604.) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Heliades in Wikipedia In Greek mythology, the Heliades ("children of the sun") were the daughters of Helios, the god who drove the sun before Apollo. According to one source, there were three: Aegiale, Aegle, and Aetheria. According to another source, there were five: Helia, Merope, Phoebe, Aetheria, and Dioxippe. The fourth or sixth Heliades was a son called Helias. Their possible brother, Phaeton, died after attempting to drive his father's chariot (the sun) across the sky. He was unable to control the horses and fell to his death. The Heliades grieved for four months and the gods turned them into poplar trees and their tears into amber. According to some sources, their tears (amber) fell into the river Eridanos. According to Hyginus, the heliades were turned to poplar trees because they yoked the chariot for their brother without their father helios' permission.[1] - Wikipedia

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