Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Apollo: God of Healing and Music

Symbols: Lyre, the Sun, Chariot, laurel-wreath crown,
Roman Name: Apollo, he was not given another name
Parents: Leto and Zeus

Biography: Apollo may have been the most loved of the Olympian gods. When he was not telling people how to cure the sick, he was playing music for the gods. He is also the god of honesty and truth. He is said to always tell the truth to the humans. It also is said that he spoke to the humans through the voice of Pythia, a priestess. He was supposedly very handsome and if a monster ever threatened anyone who loved him he shot an arrow through their head. This god was was always loved for being trustworthy, giving education on medicine, and being trustworthy.

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