Phaeton

Phaeton, Phaëton, Phaethon, or Phaëthon may refer to:

In Greek mythology, several figures with astral associations:

  • Phaëton, son of Helios
  • Phaethon (son of Eos), guardian of the temples of Aphrodite
  • Phaethon, personification of the planet now known as Jupiter
  • Phaethon, one of the horses of Eos
  • Phaethon, a lost play by Euripides

In transportation

  • HMS Phaeton has been the name of several ships of the British Royal Navy
  • Phaeton (carriage), a four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, named from a fanciful association with the mythological figure
  • Phaeton body, an automobile body style
  • 1929 Graham Paige DC Phaeton
  • Chrysler Imperial Parade Phaeton, 1952 vehicle made for ceremonial purposes such as ticker-tape parades
  • Chrysler Phaeton, 1997 concept car
  • Volkswagen Phaeton, luxury sedan produced since 2002
  • Tiffin Phaeton, class A motorhome produced since 2005

In music

  • Phaëton (Lully), a tragédie en musique by Jean-Baptiste Lully
  • "Phaëton", the second movement from Six Metamorphoses after Ovid by English composer Benjamin Britten
  • Phaéton, a symphonic poem by Camille Saint-Saëns

In popular culture

  • Phaethon, an inverted roller coaster at Gyeongju World in South Korea
  • Phaeton, fictional villainous leader of the "Neosapiens" in the animated television series Exosquad
  • Phaethon of Rhadamanth, fictional protagonist of the SF trilogy The Golden Age
  • Phaeton (hypothetical planet), a hypothetical location between Mars and Jupiter, often cited in science fiction
  • Phaeton, the name of Earth's first starship, the setting of the television series Virtuality
  • Phaeton, a minor character in The Elfqueen of Shannara by Terry Brooks

In other

  • 3200 Phaethon, small asteroid or comet responsible for the Geminids meteor shower
  • Phaethon, first king of the Bronze Age Molossians who arrived with Pelasgus
  • Phaethon, genus name of the three tropicbird species
  • Phaeton, Haiti, a town in the Nord-Est Department of Haiti


Other articles related to "phaeton":

Spider Phaeton
... A spider phaeton was a very high carriage of light construction, with a covered seat in front and a footman's seat behind ... Of American origin, this phaeton was made for gentlemen drivers ...
Maldek
... Phaeton (or Phaëton, less often Phaethon) is the name of a hypothetical planet posited to have existed between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter whose destruction supposedly ... asteroid 3200 Phaethon, sometimes incorrectly spelled Phaeton, shares Phaeton's name ...
Six Metamorphoses After Ovid - Description of Movements - II. Phaeton
... Marked Vivace ritmico, the second movement depicts Phaeton's ride on the chariot of his father, the sun god Helios ... The inexorable, rhythmic eighth notes evoke images of this ride, first ascending as Phaeton soars too high, then descending as he plummets to Earth ...
List Of Grimjack Characters - Gaunt-era Characters - Lord Phaeton
... Lord Phaeton was an artificial being composed of cells collected from many different dimensions ... During Dancer's second rebellion, Lord Phaeton was possessed by a demon and was destroyed by Sphinx ...