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Apollo
~ APOLLO  or APOLO APOLLON point to APOLOGY APOLOGIZE 
^u        id+ | DIVINE TRUTH or ENLIGHTENMENT |
  id+ | "I SEE" calls for an APOLOGY to APOLLO | 
  id+ | DEITY OF HARMONY thus MUSIC and MEDICINE | 
  id+ | APOLLO HARMONIZED SCIENCE WITH ARTS | 
  id+ | emblem of THE "GOLDEN MEAN" or  MODERATION | 
  maxim> "KNOW THYSELF"             sug> ENLIGHTEN 
         "DO NOT EXCEED"            sug> DELIGHT
         "THE MEAN IS BEST"
  id+ | LIGHT TRUTH nor APOLLO imply KINDNESS | 
  maxim> "TRUTH MAY DESTROY"           
         "TRUTH CAN BLIND" 
  id+ | APOLLO AS THE FATHER OF AESCULAPIUS 
        IS THE GRANDFATHER OF MEDICINE |
  maxim> "HEALTH IS HARMONY" and "HARMONY HEALS" 
  myth> hx> APOLLO IS A COMPLEX or COMPOUND DEITY WITH
            ORIENTAL DORIAN and NORDIC ROOTS
  the former tradition expressed in DELOS   sug> DELIA
  the later  expressed in DELPHI     sug> PHILADELPHIA 
  note etym> landscape form old Doric roots  
       APELLA    = or in Hittite
       APULUNAS    or
       APELLON     for the DEITY APOLLO
  note             implications in
  gr   APOLLYNAI   or
      APOLLON      or
        OLLYNAI    THE ONE THAT MAY DESTROY
  lat  APPELANDUS  TO NAME or TO NOTE or SEE
  sp  APELLAR      TO CALL  TO APPEAL
      APELLIDO     SURNAME
  skt SAVITA       SUN GOD
  eng SAVVY        CLEVER
  ukr OSVITA       EDUCATION
  lat   VITA       VITAL or LIFE
  sp  SABIO        WISE
      SABER        TO KNOW
  note numerous APOLLO titles or APPELATIONS
  the most popular include 
       LYKIOS     see> LUX   see> LIGHT
  see> ANUBIS     sug> SUN GOD
  see> PHOEBUS    for "SHINING" or
       PHOIBUS    for "MENTAL LIGHT"
  sug> HYPERION   myth> father of
  sug> HELIOS     for "PHYSICAL LIGHT"
  sug> HELIUS     SUN   see> SOL
  see> OSIRIS     myth> DEITY OF ENLIGHTENMENT
  see> PYTHIAN    see> PYTHON
  myth> APOLLO WAS THE SON OF ZEUS & LETONA or LETO
        WHO WAS PERSECUTED BY HERA and
  SAVED BY POSEIDON WHO CREATED
  DELOS or "BRIGHT" or ILLUMINATED ISLAND
  WHERE LATONA or LETO DELIVERED FRATERNAL TWINS
  APOLLO AND HIS SISTER see> ARTEMIS or see> DIANA
  APOLLO REPRESENTS A DUAL GOD
  A DUALITY REFLECTED IN HIS NAMES
  PHOEBOS APOLLO as in MENTAL   "LIGHT" and
  HELIOS TO DENOTE     PHYSICAL "LIGHT"
  sug> SUN or SOL
  note APOLLO THOUGHT HIS MORTAL SON
       AESCULAPIUS or ESCULAPIUS or
  ESCULAPIO MEDICAL SCIENCES AND ARTS
  WHEN ESCULAPIUS CURED
  MANY DESTINED TO DIE
  THIS UNDERMINED THE ROLE OF THE UNDERWORLD
  PLUTO or URANUS APPEALED TO ZEUS WHO
  KILLED ESCULAPIUS
  APOLLO RESENTED THE ACT FIERCELY
  AND IN A RAGE KILLED THE CYCLOPS
  WHO POWERED THE FORGES OF VULCAN
  FOR THIS ACT
  APOLLO WAS EXILED FROM THE HEAVENS TO EARTH
  AND BECAME A SHEPARD FOR KING
  see> ADMETOS and his wife see> ALCESTIS
  {a beautiful story of love and devotion}
  WHEN see> HERMES or see> MERCURY
  STOLE CATTLE FROM HIM
  THE CRIME ATONED BY A PRESENT TO APOLLO
  OF A LYRA or LYRE WHICH APOLLO PERFECTED
  INTO A SEVEN STRING MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
  FORERUNNER OF THE LIRA and GHITAR or GUITAR
  THE SOUND OF THIS INSTRUMENT
  MOVED BEASTS TO BE TAME AND
  INDUCED ROCKS TO MOVE AND
  BECOME THE WALLS OF TROY
  ONCE WHEN RESTING NEAR THE
  CASTALIA FOUNTAIN ON MOUNT PARNASUS
  WHERE ROAMED THE MAGIC HORSE see> PEGASUS
  APOLLO HIS NINE HALF SISTERS
  THE DAUGHTERS OF ZEUS {JUPITER} AND
  MNEMOSINA  see> MEMORY
  JOINTLY WITH THE NINE MUSES   see> MUSIC
  APOLLO MADE EARTH A HAPPY PLACE
  see> CALIOPE who excelled in    sug> POETRY
  sug> MELPOMENE                  sug> TRAGEDY
  sug> TALIA                      sug> COMEDY
  sug> POLIMNIA                   sug> RHETORIC
  see> ERATO                      sug> LYRICISM
  sug> EUTERPE                    sug> SONG
  sug> URANIA                     sug> ASTRONOMY
  sug> CLIO                       sug> HISTORY
  sug> TERPSICHORE                sug> DANCE 
  lit+ AN APOLOGY BY APOLLO SAVED ORESTES 
  hx> THE ROMAN EMPEROR NERO [#] STOLE 500 STATUES
      FROM DELPHI TO DECORATE HIS ROMAN "GOLDEN HOUSE"
  UNDER EMPEROR HADRIAN [#] 
  IMPERIAL SUPPORT FOR GREECE AND DELPHI 
  REACHED ITS SUMMIT
  THE LAST ORACULAR RESPONSE WAS GIVEN TO
  EMPEROR JULIAN [#] IN 363 AD WHO WAS
  A PHILOSOPHER HATED BY CHRISTIANS WHO
  DUBBED HIM AS APOSTATE
  BEFORE 400 AC EMPEROR THEODOSIUS [#]
  CLOSED THE SANCTUARY and see> ZEALOT
  EMPEROR ARCADIUS [#] DEMOLISHED THE SITE
  TO STIFLE THE HUMANISM REPRESENTED BY
  THE IDEALS LINKED WITH APOLLO
  med> AS A PSYCHOLOGICAL LIGHT
       APOLLO DESTROYED IGNORANCE
  BY SHEDDING LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE OBSCURE FACTS
  note APOLLO REPRESENTED
       THE HIGHEST PROTOTYPE OF
  MASCULINE BEAUTY BUT
  FEMALES OFTEN REJECTED HIM     see> DAPHNE
  note APOLLO or APOLLON WAS AN ORACULAR GOD implying
       A LINKAGE TO ORACLES WHO WERE EMPOWERED TO
  THROW LIGHT OR TO ILLUMINATE
  THE ALLEYWAYS OF THE FUTURE
  cont> in addenda see> ~& APOLLO
  symb> THE PRINCIPAL SYMBOL OF APOLLO WAS THE LYRE AND
        A LARGE NUMBER OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS incl
  LAUREL  BAY LEAF  WOLF  SWAN  VULTURE
  CROW  RAVEN  STAG  DOLPHIN
  biol> note spider or arach APOLLOPHANES
  art>  APOLLO is often shown in ancient mosaics
        with a MITHRAIC RADIATING sun like CROWN
  ONE OF THE FINEST TEMPLES TO APOLLO WAS AT AMYKLAE
  note AT OLYMPIA
       THE TEMPLE OF ZEUS CONTAINED A HIS STATUE
  from the 5th century BC the trend was to depict
  APOLLO or APOLON or APOLLON as a YOUTH
  or YOUTHFUL ATHLETE AT THE HEIGHT OF
     MASCULINE BEAUTY AND GRACE
  CONVEYED BY THE CLASSIC STATUE KNOWN AS
  " APOLLO BELVEDERE " at the VATICAN and
  likely to be a copy from an original by
  the Greek sculptor LEOCARES [#]
  note that in many paintings
  the symbol of APOLLO was
  A BLAZE OF LIGHT or GOLD
  similar to the symbols used in
  CHRISTIAN ICONOGRAPHY or IKONOGRAPHY
  note how IN ART  HARMONIOUS or BALANCED may be
  described as " APOLLONIAN " and its opp as
  " DIONYSIAN  " or WILD from
  DIONYSIUS or BACCHUS or BACCHANAL
  often shown as DRUNKENNESS
  note the APOLLO SAUROCTONOS or
       LIZARD SLAYER  a Roman copy from an original
  by   PRAXITELES [#]
  note PRAXITELEAN meaning SOFT FLESH and SINUOUS POSE
  
        

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