Apollo The GOD of the SUN

Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of music, truth and prophecy, healing, the sun and light, plague, poetry,

Apollo's symbols are a bow and arrows, the lyre, the raven, rays of light radiating from his head, a wreath and branch of laurel.

He and his twin sister Artemis, who also an Olympian, shared an aptitude for archery.

Apollo played a major part in the Trojan War. He infected the Greek encampment with a plague and aided Paris in killing Achilles.

He had many love affairs with both mortals and goddesses. The most famous woman out of them would be Hecuba, who was married to the King of Troy.

Asclepius is Apollo’s most well known son

The animals that were sacred to Apollo are dolphins and swans

Apollo was pictured as a handsome athletic young man with curly hair. He usually had a laurel wreath about his head.

"Apollo • Facts and Information on Greek God of the Sun Apollo." Greek Gods & Goddesses. N.p., 18 Sept. 2014. Web. 03 Jan. 2017.

Identities, WorldCat. "Apollo." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 03 Jan. 2017.

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