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Appolo

The God Apollo!

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Apollo (AtticIonic, and Homeric GreekἈπόλλωνApollōn (gen.: Ἀπόλλωνος); DoricἈπέλλωνApellōnArcadocypriotἈπείλων,ApeilōnAeolicἌπλουνAplounLatinApollō) is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in ancient Greek andRoman religionGreek and Roman mythology, and GrecoRoman Neopaganism. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic youth), Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of light and the sun, truth and prophecy, healing, plague, music, poetry, and more. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, and has a twin sister, the chaste huntress Artemis. Apollo is known in Greek-influenced Etruscan mythology as Apulu.

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Apollo is the most widely worshiped god next to Zeus.  He never married and was the god of many things.  Apollo was originally the god of shepherds, but is also the god of music, poetry, archery, healing, prophecy, purification, and seafaring.  He is also the sun god.  He is usually seen with a bow or a lyre.Edit

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