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    Apollo God

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    Sun god Apollo/his haikus are terrible/but he thinks they’re great. Apollo is a unique god because he acts the most human, is one of the most powerful gods, and has a terrible love life. Born on the island of Delos, with help and assistance of his twin sister Artemis, Apollo is the god of several things: the sun, archery, prophecy, music, poetry, and medicine, plague and disease. He glowed and shimmered like the sun and at laurel leaves in his hair. He’s also the patron of bachelors, so he’s had

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    Apollo Myths

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    Apollo, the god of many things such as medicine and music, was great at making music. Many people knew not to mess with Apollo. There are multiple myths about him. He was a favorite of Zeus, The god of lightning and hospitality. Apollo would help Zeus with mortals that messed with gods and especially with Zeus. He would also help Zeus with tasks such as talking with gods with disobeyed Zeus and the gods and goddesses in total. Zeus also helped him with tasks and favors like helping him with music

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    Ben McCoy Mrs. Jugan College Writing 9 February 2015 Apollo Eleven Despite clear photographs, realistic videos, and government documentation, twenty percent of Americans believe the Apollo Eleven moon landing was a hoax. On July 20th, 1969, Apollo Eleven became the first manned mission to land on the moon. Several photographs were taken of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin exiting the Lunar Module. However, many Americans do not believe this to be true. They claim that the US government faked the

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    Apollo was the son of Leto and Zeus and a twin brother to Artemis. In Apollo's story we learn that Zeus was a mischievous guy. While he had his wife whose name was Hera he had a side women who was Leto. Leto and Zeus messed around for a bit and Leto came out to be pregnant. When Hera, the wife of Zeus, found out the Leto was pregnant she was infuriated and she immediately forbade any place under the sun to allow her to have her child. She was so angry that Leto had seduced her husband that she

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    God of Olympians: Apollo To be a prophet is to see the future with the same intention as God himself while being seen as the one who speaks for Him. Apollo, a God of Olympians, is known as a God of Prophecy. As well as being the God of Prophecy, he was known as the God of Poetry, Archery, Healing, Protection of the Young, and Light. Apollo, also known as Apollon and in another case, Phoebus, is known to be one of the most complex gods. Apollo plays many different roles in Greek Mythology which in

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    Within the Greek pantheon, Apollo is the god of medicine, music, art, poetry, sun, light, knowledge, oracles, and archery. When Rome adapted and slightly modified the Greek pantheon, his attributes changed little—the Romans did not alter his name. One example of this god can be found in the Denver Art Museum’s collection. A sculpture titled Bust of Apollo, a Roman artifact made between 100 and 200 C.E. embodies this popular depiction faithfully. He is often represented akin to a kouros, holding the

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    Delphi Apollo Thesis

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    Delphi Apollo Temple By: Marshall Marshalls thesis The temple of Delphi was the religious center of ancient Greek world. Why was delphi the religious center of the ancient greek world? Delphi Delphi was a religious place sacred to the god Apollo. It was on Mt. Parnassus near the gulf of Corinth, it was home to the oracle of Apollo which gave guidance and cryptic evidence to both city states and individuals. Apollo 1. Apollos weakness is nymphs and he isn't good at finding a

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    Apollo And The Greek God

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    reached the notoriety of Apollo. He was the most widely worshiped god, his character extending far out of Ancient Greece, with temples dedicated to his name as far as Anatolia, Turkey, and Egypt. His influence spread through the ancient world through the Oracle of Delphi, as he was known to protect mankind with evil, but also as the god of light, music and dance, poetry, healing, medicine, plagues, divination, prophecy, and truth, as well as the patron of archers. Apollo enjoyed a myriad of domains

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    For Nietzsche the interaction between Apollo and Dionysus can be described as a metaphor for Greece; independently, Apollo was a representation of order or structure, while Dionysus represented music and chaos. They could work together but they would often be in violent opposition of each other. This represents Greece because at first glance Greece is like an iceberg; the top, Apollo, is ordered or structured, but beneath the surface, Dionysus, there is chaos. In The Bacchae, the Dionysian behavior

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    In “Daphne and Apollo”, a section of The Metamorphoses (Book I: 438-472 — Book I: 553-567), a young nymph named Daphne is put in quite the situation when one of Cupid’s arrows strikes Apollo, making him fall in love with her; and another arrow pierces her heart, resulting in her wanting nothing to do with love or affection. Apollo is unaware of the fact that Daphne is unable to feel love because of the piercing, so he continues to fall in love with her, trying to convince her to marry him. She convinces

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