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ID: 901000109
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000109
Record Type: Character/Person

Apollo (Greco-Roman deity)

Note: In Greco-Roman mythology, a deity of manifold function and meaning, one of the most widely revered and influential of all the ancient Greek and Roman gods. Though his original nature is obscure, from the time of Homer onward he was the god of divine distance, who sent or threatened from afar; the god who made men aware of their own guilt and purified them of it; who presided over religious law and the constitutions of cities; and who communicated with mortals through prophets and oracles his knowledge of the future and the will of his father, Zeus (Roman Jupiter).

Names:
Apollo (Greco-Roman deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Phoebus (Greco-Roman deity) (English,U,N)
Apellōn (Greco-Roman deity) (English)
Απολλων (Greco-Roman deity) (Greek,U,N)
Απελλων (Greco-Roman deity) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Apollo (Greco-Roman deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
associated with .... Laocoön
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Laocoön (Greco-Roman character)) [901000541]
focus of .... Apollo Maleatas
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek allegory, symbolism, theme, Apollo Maleatas (Greek theme)) [901002361]
has as focus .... Apollo Alaeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek allegory, symbolism, theme, Apollo Alaeus (Greek theme)) [901002360]
child of .... Jupiter
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Jupiter (Roman deity)) [901000166]
child of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]
sibling of .... Artemis
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Artemis (Greek deity)) [901000323]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Apollo (Greco-Roman deity)
................Campbell, Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture (2007)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92B37
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 2014033988
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Phoebus (Greco-Roman deity)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Απολλων (Greco-Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Απελλων (Greco-Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 2014033988
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92B3 (story of) Apollo (Phoebus)
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Apollo," accessed 12 June 2017
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-) http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/1311/antonio-canova-apollo-crowning-himself-italian-1781-1782/

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