Series of Apollo – Variations

Variations on Apollo

Apollo is a god of duality. There are these variations on his aspects. Apollo is a god of:

  • Light and Darkness
  • Healing and Plagues
  • Saviour and Death-bringer
  • Boy protector and boy slayer
  • Colonization/Exploring and Home/Doorway
  • Purification and Murder
  • Who Shoots/Works from afar and One who helps and is often seen in battle
  • Truth and Poetry (which is many times a lie)
  • Who shines like the sun and comes like the night
  • Of youth and the transition to adulthood
  • Of the pastures and of the city
  • Of Music and Holy Silence

Reference: http://apollonion.blogspot.pt/2007/04/god-of-contradictions.html

For variations on cult reffering to certain places, you can see it in theoi.com.

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