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Ἀπόλλων , *<*>᾿απόλλωνος: Apollo, son of Zeus and Leto, and brother of Artemis, like her bringing sudden, painless death (see ἀγανός); god of the sun and of light, Φοῖβος, λυκηγενής, of prophecy (his oracle in Pytho, Od. 8.79), Il. 1.72, Od. 8.488; but not in Homer specifically god of music and leader of the Muses, though he delights the divine assembly with the strains of his lyre, Il. 1.603; defender of the Trojans and their capital, and of other towns in the Trojan domain, Cilla, Chryse, Il. 1.37, Il. 4.507; epithets, ἀκερσεκόμης, ἀφήτωρ, διϊ?φιλος, ἑκατηβόλος, ἕκατος, ἑκηβόλος, ἑκάεργος, ἰήιος, λα_οσσό<*>ς, παιήων, χρυ_σα?ορος, Σμινθεύς, Φοῖβος.
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