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Phosphorus (morning Star) Phosphorus (morning Star)

@inproceedings{Mengs2013PhosphorusS,
  title={Phosphorus (morning Star) Phosphorus (morning Star)},
  author={Anton Raphael Mengs},
  year={2013}
}
Another Greek name for the Morning Star is Ἑωσφόρος (Heōsphoros), which means "Dawn-Bringer". The form Eosphorus is sometimes met in English, as if from Ἠωσφόρος (Ēōsphoros), which is not actually found in Greek literature,[1] but would be the form that Ἑωσφόρος would have in some dialects. As an adjective, the Greek word is applied in the sense of "light-bringing" to, for instance, the dawn, the god Dionysos, pine torches, the day; and in the sense of "torch-bearing" as an epithet of several…