Apollo: God Of The Greek Genius

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Apollo god of music, art, knowledge, healing, plague and archery. He is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemis. Both Apollo and Artemis use bow and arrows. Apollo is the god of the sun. He became the god of the sun when Rome took the Greek gods and made them their own. Apollo was depicted as a very handsome, beardless young man with long hair and an ideal physique. As the embodiment of perfectionism, he could be cruel and destructive, and his love affairs were rarely happy; one example was his fruitless pursuit of the Forest nymph Daphne, with his large ego he angered Eros (cupid), which caused Apollo to be shot with an arrow of love and Daphne with a lead arrow of hate. The nymph was turned into a laurel bush, leaving Apollo
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