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Unformatted text preview: Apollo-• young God, • plays lyre, loves music, sweet and melodic • represents period of malehood right before you get rugged [not manly] • island of delos o made agreement that if birth of Arthemus and Apollo occurred in Delos, the dry barren island would become very rich o Zeus does not allow Apollo to grow up b/c afraid Apollo would grow more powerful than Zeus himself o Eileithyia Delphi and spring Telphousa • tells Apollo not to have cult in Telphousa, tells Apollo to move it to Delphi even though Pytho [snake] already lives there and is worhsiped there, b/c wanted the land for herself Apollo vs. Python • Apollo needs priests-turns to Delph-intercepts ship • Omphalos-belly button, also center of the universe Gods get priests, not priestesses But Pythian priestess of Apollo was survivor originally to the Python...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course GREEK MYTH 40 taught by Professor Galluci during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08