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Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination.
Apollo disease - Synonym(s): acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
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Note the picture of domestic bliss on Olympus as presented in the Homeric hymn, "The Hymn of Pythian Apollo," confirming what painters have tried to capture in the same scene and even Tolstoy's observation at the beginning of Anna Karenina that "happy families are all alike."
THE HYMN TO PYTHIAN APOLLO The glorious son of Leto goes to steep Pytho, playing his hollow lyre, wearing divine and perfumed clothes.
In later times, the oracle was taken over by Apollo, who, according to the Homeric Hymn to Pythian Apollo, killed the python, a sacred snake associated with the oracle.