Apoloo - Greek: Lucian( ca. AD 120ca. 185) greek prose...

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Greek: Lucian( ca. AD 120ca. 185) greek prose writer Latin Horace(65BC- 8BC) Name: Apollo, Phoibos Cult Place: Pelos Field of influence: lyre, laurel, python, raven Other attributes: the far darter, Companion: Homeric Hymn to Apollo What is the function of the myth? What could be its collective importance? Aetiological: - Establishment of cult places: delos and Delphi (importance of geography) - Origin of epithets of the divinity a. Pythian: dragon/snake left to “rot” b. Telphousios: Festivals of the Greeks Religious festivals involved many different social groups. 181 par2 -Private: Adonia (Mediterranean) -City state: Hyakinthia (Sparta) -Tribal: gathering of Ionians (delos) -Panhellenic: pythian games (Delphi) The priestess of Apollo, called the Pythia
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Name: Hermes Cult place: Archaic Fields of influence: -Boundaries, “exchange” Other attributes: -Hermes the Slayer of Argos Companions: 1) Trickster and inventor: a civilizing god (worthy competitor of Prometheus)
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