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Dragon or serpent Protector of Earth’s navel and omphalos Pytho – earlier name Pythian Games Began in 586BC Laurel Crown Musical Contest (mousikos agon) o The Delphic Oracle Originally an oracle of Gaea The prophetess at Delphi was called pythia after the dragon python Nature of prophecy o Apollo’s Unhappy Loves Cassandra The daughter of Priam, the king of Troy Granted gift of prophecy Curse Murdered by Clytemnestra Sybil of Cumae Wish for longevity granted by Apollo Refusal and punishment
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Unformatted text preview: Daphne • A nymph, daughter of the river god Peneus • Apollo’s insult of Eros o Eros’ response Coronis • Asclepius- the one who was cut out o Becomes the greek god of healing o Chiron, the Centaur o Hygieia- daughter of Asclepius, goddess of health and good fortune, often shown with each other o Hermes, Messenger of the Gods Hermes, “he of the stone heap” => the practice of marking trails through remote area with a heap of stone...
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