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Apollo gives an order through the Oracle at Delphi that Agamemnon's son, Orestes, is to kill Clytemnestra and Aegisthus, her lover.
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Hesychius connects the name Apollo with the Doric απέλλα ( apella ), which means " assembly ", so that Apollo would be the god of political life, and he also gives the explanation σηκός ( sekos ), " fold ", in which case Apollo would be the god of flocks and herds.
After 200 BC at any given time there were two priests of Apollo, who were in charge of the entire sanctuary ; Plutarch, who served as a priest during the late first century and early second century AD, gives us the most information about the organization of the oracle at that time.
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Pliny gives a list of his works ; among them a Rape of Persephone, Victory in a Quadriga, Apollo and Artemis, and Cybele seated on a Lion.
Apollo and order
Apollo became the god of shining youth, the protector of music, spiritual-life, moderation and perceptible order.
In literary contexts, Apollo represents harmony, order, and reason — characteristics contrasted with those of Dionysus, god of wine, who represents ecstasy and disorder.
Apollo was the immortal god of ideal balance and order ; his shrine in Delphi has the inscription: " Nothing in excess ".
Administrator Webb realized that in order to keep Apollo costs under control, he had to develop greater project management skills in his organization, so he recruited Dr. George E. Mueller for a high management job.
Apollo chased her, and in order to win her favours turned himself into a tortoise, of which the girls made a pet.
However, the Soviet Union was fiercely competitive in holding the early lead it had gained in manned spaceflight, so the Soviet Communist Party, led by Nikita Khrushchev, ordered the hasty conversion of its single-pilot Vostok capsule into a two-or three-person craft named Voskhod, in order to compete with Gemini and Apollo.
According to Apollodorus, Agamemnon brought the Wine Growers, daughters of Anius, son of Apollo, who had the gift of producing by touch wine, wheat, and oil from the earth, in order to relieve the supply problem of the army.
* During Apollo 13, Apollo 14, Apollo 15, Apollo 16 and Apollo 17, the S-IVB ( the rocket's third stage ) was crashed into the Moon in order to perform seismic measurement used for characterizing the lunar core.
Petitioners drew lots to determine the order of admission, but representatives of a city-state or those who brought larger donations to Apollo were secured a higher place in line.
The Temple of the Delians is a “ peripteral ” Doric order temple, the largest of three dedicated to Apollo on the island of Delos.
' Whereas Christians ( who have learned that their eternal life consists in knowing the only true God, who is over all, and Jesus Christ, whom He has sent ; and who have learned also that all the gods of the heathen are greedy demons, which flit around sacrifices and blood, and other sacrificial accompaniments, in order to deceive those who have not taken refuge with the God who is over all, but that the divine and holy angels of God are of a different nature and will from all the demons on earth, and that they are known to those exceedingly few persons who have carefully and intelligently investigated these matters ) will not endure a comparison to be made between them and Apollo or Zeus, or any being worshipped with odour and blood and sacrifices ; some of them, so acting from their extreme simplicity, not being able to give a reason for their conduct, but sincerely observing the precepts which they have received ; others, again, for reasons not to be lightly regarded, nay, even of a profound description, and ( as a Greek would say ) drawn from the inner nature of things ; and amongst the latter of these God is a frequent subject of conversation, and those who are honoured by God, through His only-begotten Word, with participation in His divinity, and therefore also in His name.
As Aeschylus tells it, the punishment ended there, but according to Euripides, in order to escape the persecutions of the Erinyes, Orestes was ordered by Apollo to go to Tauris, carry off the statue of Artemis which had fallen from heaven, and to bring it to Athens.
* The Temple of the Delians, dedicated to Apollo, is a classic example of the Doric order ; a pen-and-wash reconstruction of the temple is illustrated at Doric order
In order for Orestes to escape the persecutions of the Erinyes for killing his mother, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Orestes has been ordered by Apollo to go to Tauris.
In order to escape the persecutions of the Erinyes, Orestes had been ordered by Apollo to go to Tauris, carry off the statue of Artemis which had fallen from heaven, and bring it to Athens.
In the Iliad, Calchas tells the Greeks that the captive Chryseis must be returned to her father Chryses in order to get Apollo to stop the plague he has sent as a punishment: this triggered the quarrel of Achilles and Agamemnon, the main theme of the Iliad.
An oracle of Apollo then sends a plague sweeping through the Greek armies, and Agamemnon is forced to give Chryseis back in order to end it, so Agamemnon sends Odysseus to return Chryseis to her father.
Chryses prayed to Apollo, and he, in order to defend the honor of his priest, sent a plague sweeping through the Greek armies, and Agamemnon was forced to give Chryseis back in order to end it.
Apollo and through
Medicine and healing are associated with Apollo, whether through the god himself or mediated through his son Asclepius, yet Apollo was also seen as a god who could bring ill-health and deadly plague.
For the Greeks, Apollo was all the Gods in one and through the centuries he acquired different functions which could originate from different gods.
The Apollo Belvedere is a marble sculpture that was rediscovered in the late 15th century ; for centuries it epitomized the ideals of Classical Antiquity for Europeans, from the Renaissance through the 19th century.
The first manned flight of Apollo was in 1968 and it succeeded in landing the first humans on Earth's Moon in 1969 through 1972.
Ken Mattingly had originally been assigned to the prime crew of Apollo 13, but was exposed to the measles through Charles Duke, at that time on the back-up crew for Apollo 13, who had caught it from one of his children.
Hereupon Apollo prophesied that Troy would fall through the hands of Aeacus's descendants, the Aeacidae.
Apollo spoke through his oracle: the sibyl or priestess of the oracle at Delphi was known as the Pythia ; she had to be an older woman of blameless life chosen from among the peasants of the area.
There is also an evident consensus among popular authors that he predicted whatever major event had just happened at the time of each book's publication, from the Apollo moon landings, through the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, and the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, to the events of 9 / 11: this ' movable feast ' aspect appears to be characteristic of the genre.
After the query was submitted, several days of prescribed ceremonial had to be observed before Apollo was so satisfied as to speak through his priestess, which gave the priests precious time for research.
The Apollo guidance computer had firmware consisting of a specially manufactured core memory plane, called " core rope memory ", where data was stored by physically threading wires through ( 1 ) or around ( 0 ) the core storing each data bit.
It was during Sulla's proscriptions that he allegedly tortured, maimed and then killed and beheaded his brother-in-law, Marcus Marius Gratidianus, at the tomb of Catulus, he then carried the head through the streets of Rome and deposited it at Sulla's feet at the Temple of Apollo.
37-" The Egyptians, then, having been taught to worship Antinous, will, if you compare him with Apollo or Zeus, endure such a comparison, Antinous being magnified in their estimation through being classed with these deities ; for Celsus is clearly convicted of falsehood when he says, ' that they will not endure his being compared with Apollo or Zeus.
A minor god in Greek mythology, which we read largely through Athenian writers, Aristaeus or Aristaios (), " ever close follower of the flocks ", was the culture hero credited with the discovery of many useful arts, including bee-keeping ; he was the son of Apollo and the huntress Cyrene.
Apollo and Oracle
As the patron of Delphi ( Pythian Apollo ), Apollo was an oracular god — the prophetic deity of the Delphic Oracle.
The desperate king consulted the Oracle of Apollo, who announced that no respite would be found until the king sacrificed his daughter, Andromeda, to the monster.
The site of Delphi is located in lower central Greece, on multiple plateaux / terraces along the slope of Mount Parnassus, and includes the Sanctuary of Apollo, the site of the ancient Oracle.
The narrator makes an extended reference to the story of a corrupt Spartan ’ s consultation of the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi from Herodotus ( 6. 86 ).
Apollo slew it but had to do penance and be cleansed afterwards, since though Python was a child of Gaia, it was necessary that the ancient Delphic Oracle passed to the protection of the new god.
According to Greek mythology, the Delphic Oracle told Apollo that the horseradish was worth its weight in gold.
The Pythia ( pronounced or, ), commonly known as the Oracle of Delphi, was the priestess at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus.
It is not known whether the Oracle participated with the Dionysian rites of the Maenads or Thyades in the Korykion cave on Mount Parnassos, although Plutarch informs us that his friend Clea was both a Priestess to Apollo and to the secret rites of Dionysus.
The Pythia, the priestess presiding over the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi, was believed to be able to deliver prophecies inspired by Apollo during rituals beginning in the 8th century BC.
After having been married some time without children, Laius consulted the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi.
In Greek mythology, Cassotis ( Κασσωτίς ) was the naiad ( a Pegaea ) who lived in the spring at the Oracle at Delphi, dedicated to Apollo ; the spring was named after her.
Though it never eclipsed the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi, Dodona gained a reputation far beyond Greece.
Five days later, Aepytus returned from the Delphic Oracle, where he had been told that Evadne ’ s child was the son of Apollo and destined to be a gifted prophet.
One of the earliest recorded group of prophets to utilise this technique was the Pythia, the priestess at the temple of Apollo in Delphi, who acted as the conduit for the Delphic Oracle.
As the Oracle of Delphi was sacred to the god Apollo, so did the mountain itself become associated with Apollo.
Included in the series were Psyche's Father Questions the Oracle in the Temple of Apollo, The Love of Cupid and Psyche, The Curiosity of Psyche, Cupid's Flight, Psyche Received by the Gods and two putti pieces.
) was the legendary lawgiver of Sparta, who established the military-oriented reformation of Spartan society in accordance with the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi.
The Delphic Sibyl was not involved in the operation of the Delphic Oracle and should be considered distinct from the Pythia, the priestess of Apollo.