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Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination.
Apollo disease - Synonym(s): acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
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The sons of the Achaeans shared it duly among themselves, and chose lovely Chryseis as the meed of Agamemnon; but Chryses, priest of Apollo, came to the ships of the Achaeans to free his daughter, and brought with him a great ransom: moreover he bore in his hand the sceptre of Apollo, wreathed with a suppliant's wreath, and he besought the Achaeans, but most of all the two sons of Atreus who were their chiefs.
So he went back in anger, and Apollo, who loved him dearly, heard his prayer.
Chryses," said he, "King Agamemnon has sent me to bring you back your child, and to offer sacrifice to Apollo on behalf of the Danaans, that we may propitiate the god, who has now brought sorrow upon the Argives.
Apollo sent them a fair wind, so they raised their mast and hoisted their white sails aloft.
Apollo struck his lyre, and the Muses lifted up their sweet voices, calling and answering one another.
There came a crash and a scream down the street, and the priest of Apollo did not start or look round.
The addition of Robert to the Apollo management team is strong evidence of the company's ability to attract top talent for its compelling business model," said Ward Greenwood, partner for First Capital Group, an Austin-based venture capital firm with primary investment interest in Apollo.
Prior to joining Apollo, Cartwright held a variety of executive, sales and marketing positions, including 17 years at Digital Equipment Corporation.