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 The God Apollo Pu, Chenshuang Introductory Survey of Art 310 D1 February 28, 2014 1 Apollo is known as the god of literature and art. He is also the god of the light, medicine, livestock and music. He is one of the handsome god in...

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Apollo and Dionysus

Differences and Similarities: Apollo and Dionysus In Greek Mythology a rivalry always occurs between certain Gods and Goddesses. In the case of Apollo and Dionysus there is no exception. They are half brothers, both sons of Zues and they compete just as most brothers do. Though the two Greek Gods, Apollo and Dionysus, were actually very similar in some ways, they severely contrasted in others. Dionysus, son of Zues and Semele and Apollo, son of Zues and Leto, both were born under strange...

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Apollo the Greek God

Taylor Thomas Mrs. Villiesse ALA 9 29 May 2014 Apollo the Greek God In the Iliad, Homer describes a particular Greek god as the “far-shooter”, “rouser of armies”, or “Phoebus Apollo”. The world knows him simply as Apollo, son of Zeus and Leto, twin brother of Artemis. Apollo has multiple domains including music, prophecy, colonization, archery, medicine and healing, poetry, dance, protecting of shepherds, light, and plague (Encyclopedia Mythica). The god particularly depicts order, beauty...

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Apollo essay

affects others negatively. The god Apollo and his son, Phaethon, express their pride through negative actions, that lead to negative consequences. The sun god, Apollo, often expresses his pride and over confidence toward others. As a child, Apollo often did many cruel and wanton deeds. Apollo journeyed to Olympus to hunt the Python, and was successful. Apollo killed the Python in the Oracles of Mother Earth, “Knowing that he already violated a shrine, Apollo thought he might as well make his...

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Daphne and Apollo

Daphne and Apollo With the complications that love and relationships may bring, there are many ways that one may deal with them. Apollo, the son of Jupiter and Latona, had his own unique way handling relationships and life itself. Apollo was the most the most beautiful and glorious of all the gods. He was the god of music, sun, medicine, poetry, and all fine arts. In today’s society, various relationships take on the manner in which Apollo conducted his. Coronis, a considerate and an...

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Apollo and Dephne

 Gianlorenzo Bernini "Apollo and Daphne" The statue "Apollo and Daphne" was made by the artist Gianlorenzo Bernini, the statue was commisioned in 1622 by the Borghese family and was completed in 1625. The statue is roughly 243 cm tall and is located at the Galleria Borghese, Rome. Bernini was a Italian sculptor, architect and painter who lived from 1598 till 1680. At first he worked in the late Mannerist tradition but left this style and helped create a new style that had more emotional and...

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Apollo God of the Sun

Apollo God of the sun, Hermes God of messaging, which is just what movie franchises have blown out of proportion and lead us to believe, a fallacy of what their true character is. Before the Greek era Apollo was know as Lycian meaning “wolflike” this could have meant that he was the protector of shepherds from wolves or had some divine connection with wolves. And also seen with a bow he would also be referenced as the archer god yet he had no connection to hunters, but was know for plagues. His...

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Apollo vs. Green Arrow

Apollo and Green Arrow/ Oliver Queen When I first learned about the Greek god Apollo in my Classical Mythology class, he reminded me of Oliver Queen. Oliver Queen is a character from one of my favorite television show called “Smallville”. He inherited a big industrial empire from his parents when they passed away. He was a playboy who did not care to give back to the society and only did what pleases him. One day, when Oliver was out on his boat, he was pushed overboard into the sea by an employee...

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Apollo the Greek God of Sun

Apollo Resources: www.personal.psu.edu/djk189/apollo.htm www.theoi.com/olympians/apollon.html www.igreekmythology.com/apollo.html www.men-myths-minds.com/apollo-greek-god.html http://mythagora.com/bios/hera.html http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/imageswomen/papers/fittoncassandra/cass2.html http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/grecoromanmyth1/p/Apollo.htm http://www.pantheon.org/articles/a/apollo.html http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/mythology/phaeton.html Apollo, the Greek god of...

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The Archaic Torso of Apollo

tell a story? What is it? * The Archaic Torso of Apollo is indeed my favorite poem from Rainer Maria Rilke. It tells the story of a Greek statute in which it was fascinating because it was a torso with no limbs or head, but yet, despite this Rilke seemed to bring the torso to life. He gave description on how the torso looked and as well as talked about how amazing and prominent this torso is. With five sentences, Rilke gave life to this Apollo statute using similes and descriptive words like dazzle...

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