Evening Service Vespers of Westward Hesperus a Son of Dawn Goddess Eos or Atlas Land of Hades Elysium


Hesperus was a son of Atlas, for him named the Hesperides, a great garden in the land of Tartessos wrote the greek historian Stesichorus of Sicily circa 600 b. c., the Hesperides near Cadiz which was named for Atlas’ brother Gades, the namesake also of Hades “at the edge of the world, where the sun sets, Elysium too named for Elisha, a son of Javan (Ion/Ionians) and grandson of Japheth.