In Homer we not only find Helios, the sun god, but also Eos, the goddess of dawn, both marginalized in the Greek pantheon, but of incontestably Indo-European origin. Sparta worshipped Helen as a goddess, and her myths strongly suggest that she goes back to the Indo-European Sun-Maiden.
As in classical times, some of these gods seem to have had an epithet, an important part of the Greek divine personality.(pg. 5)
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