Sun god; god of prophesy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis; Also called: Phoebus, Phoebus Apollo.
In Greek and Roman mythology, the god of sun, music, poetry, prophecy, agriculture, and pastoral life, and leader of the Muses. He was the twin child (with Artemis) of Zeus and Leto. Ancient statues show Apollo as the embodiment of the Greek ideal of male beauty. His chief cult centers were his supposed birthplace on the island of Delos, in the Cyclades, and Delphi.
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