Apollo likes and dislikes in a relationship

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apollo likes and dislikes in a relationship

Apollo - God of Poetry, Music & Medicine By: Marissa Hiles and Sophia Del Core Likes and Dislikes Likes: laurel trees women music poetry. Apollo was also know for his affairs, both men and women. Here is a small list of the most known lovers and a small synopsis of their relationship. Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto, twin brother of Artemis. He was the god of music, and he is often depicted playing a golden lyre. He was also kno.

He was the Sun god. She was the Moon goddess. He was the god of domesticated animals. She was the goddess of wild animals.

apollo likes and dislikes in a relationship

He was the god of laws. She lived in the wilderness, away from civilized laws. This relationship starts as brother and sister.

The Artemis woman may have another boyfriend or girlfriend. Give her space to roam, and she'll be back at your door when she's "in town. Apollo lives in the intellect to the exclusion of emotion. Artemis is very threatened by emotional attachment, and so Apollo's lack of emotional involvement allows her room to breathe.

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The story of Atalanta and Hippomenes shows how to marry an Artemis woman. She enjoyed hunting and sports. Many men wanted to marry her. She promised to marry the first man to outrun her in a race. Losers were immediately killed.

Atalanta won race after race. This is a metaphor that competing with an Artemis woman kills the relationship. Unathletic Hippomenes an Apollo man truly loved her.

He decided that death was better than life without her. He prayed to Aphrodite for help. Aphrodite gave him three golden apples. When Atalanta took off ahead of Hippomenes, he threw the first golden apple into her path. She stopped to pick it up. She saw her face reflected, but distorted by the curving apple.

She was seduced by Apollon whilst hunting and bore him two offspring: Her brother Kaanthos was sent to retrieve her and after burning down the temple of Apollon was slain by the god. Melia was the mother of two sons: Teneros and Ismenos and perhaps Keos, unless the mother of this hero was another Melia. The wrathful god turned the boat to stone and the skipper into a pilot-fish.

She bore the god a son named Ileus.


Rhetia, may be a corruption of the name Rhea, mother of Zeus, the goddess whom the Kouretes served. According to most sources, she tricked Apollon into swearing an oath promising her her virginity. Others, however, say she became the mother of Syros eponymous King of Assyria by the god.

Their son was Agreus, a King of Lord of neighbouring Euboia. The god tranformed her into an immortal Nymphe. She bore him a son named Amphissos. She tricked Apollon into granting her the gift of prophecy but refused to lie with him and was cursed by the god.

She lay with both him and the god Hermes on the same night and bore twins: Apollon's child was named Philammon. When the god discovered her infidelity with a mortal man, his sister Artemis struck her down. Their child, Asklepios, was rescued from the pregnant belly of the dead mother. She was seduced by Apollon whilst hunting and carried off to Kyrene in Libya where she bore him Aristaios and, according to some, also the seer Idmon.

She was loved by Apollon and bore him a son, the great seer Mopsos though, according to some, his father was Rhakios. She chose Idas over the god, fearing that Apollon would abandon her in old age. She bore Apollon the first three Kings of Aitolia: Polypoites, Doros, and Laodokos.

When her father learned of her pregnancy he locked her in a chest and cast her into the sea. She landed on the island of Delos and there bore Apollon a son named Anios. She tricked him into granting her an unnaturally long life but refused to lie with him and so was cursed by the god. Adonis was described as androgynous, acting like a man in his affections for Aphrodite, and like a woman with Apollon. He was accidentally slain by Apollon in a game of quoits and transformed into a flower.

When he died of grief over the death of a pet sttag, Apollon tranformed him into a cypress tree. Melville Roman epic C1st B. Grant Roman mythographer C2nd A. Later on she spoke too haughtily against Diana [Artemis] in the hunt, and so was slain by her arrows. But the father Daedalion, because of his grief for his only daughter, was changed by Apollo into the bird daedalion, that is, the hawk.

Phoebus [Apollon], as it chanced, and the son of Maia [Hermes], on their way back, the one from Delphi, the other from Cyllene's crest, both saw her, both alike caught love's hot fire.

Apollo delayed till night his hopes of love; Mercurius [Hermes] would not wait and with his wand that soothes to slumber touched her on the lips; touch-tranced she lay and suffered his assault. Night strewed the sky with stars; Phoebus [Apollon] took the guise of an old woman and obtained his joys--forestalled.

Her womb fulfilled its time and to the wing-foot god a wily brat was born, Autolycus, adept at tricks off every kind, well used to make black white, white black, a son who kept his father's skill.

To Phoebus there was born for she had twins Philammon, famed alike for song and lyre.

apollo likes and dislikes in a relationship

What profit was it to have pleased two gods, produced two boys, to have a valiant father, a shining grandfather? Is glory not a curse as well? A curse indeed to many! To her for sure! She dared to set herself above Diana [Artemis], faulting her fair face. Then that tongue was dumb, speech failed the words she tried to say: Sadly I [King Keyx, brother of Daidalion] held her, feeling in my heart her father's grief, and gave my brother words of comfort, for he loved her - words he heard as rocks the roaring waves--and bitterly bewailed his daughter's loss.

Yes, when he saw her on the pyre, four times an impulse came to rush into the flames; four times forced back, he fled away in frenzy; like an ox, its bowed neck stung by hornets, so he charged where no way was. His speed seemed even then faster than man could run, and you'd believe his feet had wings. So fleeing from us all, with death-bent speed he gained Parnassus' crest.

Apollo [and probably Hermes], pitying, when Daedalion threw himself from a cliff made him a bird, and held him on sudden hovering wings, and gave him a hooked beak, gave curving claws, with courage as of old and strength that more than matched his body's build.

And now a hawk, benign to one, he vents his savagery on every bird and, as in grief he goes, ensures that others grieve and share his woes [the hawk was a bird sacred to both Apollon and Hermes]. Aldrich Greek mythographer C2nd A. Oldfather Greek historian C1st B. Apollon lay with Rhoio and brought her with child; and her father, believing that her seduction was due to a man, was angered, and in his anger he shut up his daughter in a chest and cast her into the sea.

But the chest was washed up upon Delos, where she gave birth to a male child and called the babe Anios. In four overlapping traditions they are described as loves of the god Apollon.

Rieu Greek epic C3rd B.

apollo likes and dislikes in a relationship

And Amphithemis wedded a Tritonian nymph; and she bare to him Nasamon and strong Kaphauros. She was probably the same as Khrysothemis. Pausanias, Description of Greece Jones Greek travelogue C2nd A. Now the citizens sent to Delphoi a bronze goat, which is suckling the babies, Phylakides and Philanderos. The Elyrians say that these were children of Apollon by the Nymphe Akakallis, and that Apollon mated with Akakallis in the house of Karmanor in the city of Tarrha.

Khrysothemis of Krete, whose father Karmanor is said to have purified Apollon, sang and won a victory.

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After Khrysothemis they record that Philammon won a singing victory. The animals most sacred to Apollo were the swan and the dolphin. The raven was also very special to him. Apollo's tree was the laurel. In Greece this tree is a status symbol. Apollo killed Hyacinthus, his closest friend, by accident during a discus contest.

Apollo was one of 12 gods at Mount Olympus. These 12 were the principle gods of Greek mythology. When the giant Tityos tried to carry off Leto, Apollo's mother, Apollo slayed the giant. Apollo slayed the python at Delphi where it jealously guarded the oracle a divine prophet. Apollo also guarded the oracle against Hercules when he became angry with her.

Apollo also appears in Ancient Rome - he was worshipped as a sun god and healing god. During the Trojan War Apollo shot arrows infected with the plague into a Greek encampment. He was also involved in helping Paris to kill Achilles.