Hyperion


Hyperion

Hyperion is a Titan in Greek mythology.

Hyperion may also refer to:

In science:
* Hyperion (moon), a moon of Saturn

In technology:
* Hyperion (computer), a Canadian computer from the 1980s
* Hyperion sewage treatment plant, a large Los Angeles sewage-treatment plant
* Hyperion Solutions: software for business intelligence and management, owned by Oracle Corporation
* Hyperion Power Generation: a company producing small, modular nuclear power reactors

In literature:
* Hyperion (poem), an unfinished epic poem by John Keats
* Hyperion (Longfellow), a book by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
* Hyperion (Hölderlin), a novel by Friedrich Hölderlin
* Hyperion (journal), a short-lived 1908 German literary journal
* Hyperion (novel), a science-fiction novel by Dan Simmons, in his "Hyperion Cantos" series

In music:
* Hyperion (album), an album by power-metal band Manticora
* Hyperion Records, a classical record-label

In television:
* Hyperion class (Babylon 5), a class of heavy cruisers in the Babylon-5 universe
* EAS "Hyperion", a fictional starship in the Babylon-5 universe
* Hyperion Hotel, an office in the "Angel" TV series.
* Hyperion, an alien planet on "seaQuest DSV", site of the "seaQuest"'s destruction.
* Hyperion Ave., were the married Lois and Clark lived in "" TV series.

In computer games:
* Hyperion Entertainment, a maker of software games
* "Hyperion" (StarCraft), Captain Jim Raynor's battlecruiser in the StarCraft universe
* "Hyperion", a class of battleship in the EVE Online universe
* Hyperion, Seifer Almasy's gunblade in Final Fantasy VIII
* Hyperion III, a spaceship, the setting for the "Doctor Who" serial "Terror of the Vervoids".

In popular culture:
* Hyperion (comics), various Marvel Comics characters
* Hyperion (Supreme Power), one such Marvel Comics character
* Emperor Hyperion, a villain in the Gekigangar 3
* CAT1-X Hyperion Gundam series, a fictional weapon
* "Hyperion" (Legend of the Galactic Heroes), a fictional battleship from the Legend of the Galactic Heroes universe, the flagship of Freeplanets Alliance commander Yang Wenli.
* Hyperion airship, a fictional airship featured in the Walt Disney film "Island at the Top of the World"

Organizations:

*Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a producer of business-oriented software
*Hyperion (publisher), a book-publishing division of The Walt Disney Company
*Hyperion Pictures, a film-production company

Other:

* HMS "Hyperion" (H97) (1936-1940), a British warship
*Hyperion (horse), a British racehorse.
*Hyperion (tree), a redwood tree that is the tallest living tree
*Hyperion (university), a University in Bucharest, Romania
*Hyperion Theater, a live-performance theater inside Disney's California Adventure


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  • Hyperion — bezeichnet: In der griechischen Mythologie steht Hyperion für: Hyperion (Mythologie), einen der Titanen der griechischen Mythologie den Beinamen des Sonnengottes Helios Hyperion (Megara), König von Megara, einer der Söhne von Agamemnon Hyperion… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hyperion — Hypérion Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HYPÉRION — L’un des Titans, père d’Hélios (le Soleil), de Séléné (la Lune) et d’Éos (l’Aurore), identifié parfois lui même avec le Soleil (son nom signifie en grec «celui qui va au dessus [de la Terre]»), Hypérion n’occupe dans la mythologie ancienne qu’une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hyperion — {{Hyperion}} 1. Einer der Titanen*, Vater des Helios* (Hesiod, Theogonie 371–374). 2. Beiname oder Name des Helios* selbst (z.B. Ilias VIII 480; XIX 398). Friedrich Hölderlin wollte, als er diesen Namen für den Helden seines Romans ›Hyperion oder …   Who's who in der antiken Mythologie

  • Hyperion — Hy*pe ri*on, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class Myth.) The god of the sun; in the later mythology identified with Apollo, and distinguished for his beauty. [1913 Webster] So excellent a king; that was, to this, Hyperion to a satyr. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyperion — [hī pir′ē ən] n. [L < Gr Hyperiōn] 1. Gr. Myth. a) a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, and father of the sun god Helios b) Helios himself 2. a small, irregularly shaped satellite of Saturn having an unusual shifting orientation and rotation …   English World dictionary

  • Hyperīon — Hyperīon, 1) Titane, Sohn des Uranos u. der Gäa, von Theia od. Euryhaëssa, Vater des Helios, der Selene u. Eos; 2) so v.w. Helios …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hyperīon — (der oben, am Himmel, Wandelnde), in der griech. Mythologie ein Titane, Sohn des Uranos und der Gäa, zeugte mit seiner Schwester Theia den Helios, die Selene und Eos. Bei Homer ist H. Beiname des Helios selbst. Titel eines Gedichtes von Hölderlin …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hyperion — Hyperion, s. Titan …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Hyperíon — HYPERÍON, ŏnis, Gr. Ὑπερίων, ονος, (⇒ Tab. I. & ⇒ II.) des Cölus oder Uranus und der der Erde oder der Titäa Sohn, einer der Titanen. Apollod. l. I. c. 2. §. 3. Er heurathete die Thias, seine Schwester, und zeugete mit ihr die Aurora, den Sol und …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon