Actis (beam of light) In Greek mythology, son of Helios and Rhode; brother of Candalus, Cercaphus, Macar, Ochimus, Tenages, and Triopas. Actis and his brothers were the first to sacrifice to Athena. He founded Heliopolis in Egypt. The Colossus of Rhodes was erected in his honor.
Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow
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