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Apollo's role as the slayer of the Python led to his association with battle and victory ; hence it became the Roman custom for a paean to be sung by an army on the march and before entering into battle, when a fleet left the harbour, and also after a victory had been won.
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Apollo's and role
However, while Apollo has a great number of appellations in Greek myth, only a few occur in Latin literature, chief among them Phoebus ( ; Φοίβος, Phoibos, literally " radiant "), which was very commonly used by both the Greeks and Romans in Apollo's role as the god of light.
The epithet " Smintheus " has historically been confused with σμίνθος, " mouse ", in association with Apollo's role as a god of disease.
In Apollo's role as a healer, his appellations included Acesius ( ; Ἀκέσιος, Akesios, from ἄκεσις, " healing "), Acestor ( ; Ἀκέστωρ, Akestōr, literally " healer "), Paean ( ; Παιάν, Paiān, from παίειν, " to touch "), and Iatrus ( ; Ἰατρός, Iātros, literally " physician ").
It was then decided the series would take place thirty years after the end of the original series, and that Boxey would be renamed Troy and take Apollo's role, while a character named Lt. Dillon would take over the Starbuck part.
Even the mild-tempered Isocrates felt that the Phocian mercenaries were better off dead than alive ... Dreadful indeed was the punishment, but it was entirely consistent with Philip's role as Apollo's champion ".
Apollo's and Python
Sculpture depicting Apollo's first triumph, when he slew with his bow and arrows the serpent Python, which lies dead at his feet The Walters Art Museum.
Sculpture by Pietro Francavilla of Apollo's first triumph, when he slew with his bow and arrows the serpent Python, which lies dead at his feet.
Many pictures show the serpent Python living in amity with Apollo and guarding the Omphalos, the sacred navel-stone and mid-point of the earth, which stood in Apollo's temple " ( Kerenyi 1951: 136 ).
the Hittite Illuyanka myth, and in Greek tradition Apollo's killing of the Python as a necessary action to take over the Delphic Oracle.
Apollo's and with
Thus, the Greeks most often associated Apollo's name with the Greek verb ἀπόλλυμι ( apollymi ), " to destroy ".
The meaning of the epithet " Lyceus " later became associated Apollo's mother Leto, who was the patron goddes of Lycia ( Λυκία ) and who was identified with the wolf ( λύκος ), earning him the epithets Lycegenes ( ; Λυκηγενής, Lukēgenēs, literally " born of a wolf " or " born of Lycia ") and Lycoctonus ( ; Λυκοκτόνος, Lukoktonos, from λύκος, " wolf ", and κτείνειν, " to kill ").
Apollo's sister Artemis, who was the Greek goddess of hunting, is identified with Britomartis ( Diktynna ), the Minoan " Mistress of the animals ".
When Zeus struck down Apollo's son Asclepius with a lightning bolt for resurrecting Hippolytus from the dead ( transgressing Themis by stealing Hades's subjects ), Apollo in revenge killed the Cyclopes, who had fashioned the bolt for Zeus.
In this interpretation, Apollo's title of Lykegenes can simply be read as " born in Lycia ", which effectively severs the god's supposed link with wolves ( possibly a folk etymology ).
The pediment shows the story of Herakles stealing Apollo's tripod that was strongly associated with his oracular inspiration.
From the beginning, Mercury had essentially the same aspects as Hermes, wearing winged shoes talaria and a winged petasos, and carrying the caduceus, a herald's staff with two entwined snakes that was Apollo's gift to Hermes.
By some accounts, the archer is Paris with Apollo's help ; by others it is Apollo disguised as Paris.
In Greek mythology, the Niobids were the children of Amphion of Thebes and Niobe, slain by Apollo and Artemis because Niobe, born of the royal house of Phrygia, had boastfully compared the greater number of her own offspring with those of Leto, Apollo's and Artemis ' mother: a classic example of hubris.
In the Homeric Hymn to Apollo, now thought to have been composed in 522 BCE during Classical times, a small detail is provided regarding Apollo's combat with the serpent, in some sections identified as the deadly Drakaina, or her parent.
According to the Homeric Hymn to Apollo, he built Apollo's temple at the oracle at Delphi with his brother, Agamedes.
Rocky and Apollo's trainer Duke ( Tony Burton ) plead with him to give up, but Apollo refuses to do so, and tells Rocky not to stop the fight.
Rocky IV has been noted as a prime example of propaganda through film, with both the stark culture contrast of Apollo's patriotic showing in Las Vegas and Drago's cold, subdued performance in the USSR and the ubiquitous yet ineffective KGB officers stationed around Balboa's cabin outside Krasnogourbinsk.
Rocky at first seems unaffected by Apollo's smear campaign, but his inexperience with money causes him to run into financial problems.
However, Apollo's obsession with knocking Rocky out ( against the advice of his corner men ) leads him to trade blows with Rocky despite his lead.
A copy of Apollo's Medley, dating to around 1790, published in Doncaster and rediscovered in 2010, contains a song referring to " Sweet Molly Malone " on its page 78-this ends with the line " Och!
Apollo's and battle
After the battle of Actium, which was fought near a sanctuary of Apollo, Augustus enlarged Apollo's temple, dedicated a portion of the spoils to him, and instituted quinquennial games in his honour.
Apollo's and victory
Apollo's and ;
At this moment Apollo's attention becomes engaged, and he begins his own pursuit ; Parthenius ' modern editor remarks on the rather awkward transition, linking two narratives.
In December 1955 Burke was signed to Apollo, soon after gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, Apollo's primary star, had left for Columbia Records, accusing Apollo of cheating her out of her royalties, and the owner, Bessie " Bess " Berman ( born June 3, 1902 in New York ; died October 29, 1997 ), of " having a plantation attitude toward Negroes.
When Apollo's word came back, he might still have left the murder of Laius uninvestigated ; but piety and justice required him to act.
Points of interest include: the art-deco Marshall Square Theater at Cermak Road and Marshall Boulevard, which was originally a vaudeville venue, later a silent movie theater, and currently a venue for banquets, weddings, and Latin music under the current name of " Apollo's 2000 "; the remaining building of the former Albaugh-Dover mail-order warehouse and factory on Marshall Boulevard at 21st ; the massive Carter Harrison High School at 24th Boulevard and Marshall Boulevard, now an elementary school named for Maria Saucedo, an area teacher who lost her life in a fire in 1981, and is the alma mater of clarinet player Benny Goodman and newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet ; and the highly visible statue of Marquette and Joliet which stands at the junction between Marshall and 24th Boulevards.
Each team member's weakness was exploited ; in Apollo's case this appeared to be jealousy in his relationship with Midnighter, who confessed to Apollo that he had kissed another man.
To Apollo's initial horror she caused herself to jump in age to fourteen years ; after convincing him to support her she set about rounding up the surviving members of The Authority, including The Midnighter.
Apollo's and hence
There his navy stormed the island, and Achilles fought Tenes, in this myth a son of Apollo, and killed him, not knowing Tenes's lineage and hence unaware of the danger of Apollo's revenge.
Apollo's and became
While in Miletus at a festival in honor of Artemis, she became an object of Apollo's desire and, fleeing from his advances, asked Pompilus, a seafarer and an old friend of her father, to take her home.