We know from the archaeological record that “the cult of Apollo predates the Bronze age,” which was around 3000 B.C. (Solomomn XI). Since this story was first developed so long ago, and has since been lost with forms of Linear A and B, the first forms of the Greek language, it is hard to identify some of the practices associated with Apollonian religion and myth. We do know that the “first positively identifiable appearance in Greek literature [of Apollo is] just after the opening of t...
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...e who can mend broken issues rather than work to build barriers, take inspiration from all of Apollo’s good deeds.
When one looks at the complete picture of Apollo one cannot help but see so many different things, from a mythical figure, to an inspiring symbol of youth and vitality, to a role model for a man to live a beautiful and meaningful life that brings happiness to others. These themes, which have developed over thousands of years have been very impactful for all those who have carefully studied Apollo. The future of Apollo is still alive as today’s leaders are shaped by what he has brought to them and they shall be the ones to lead the future use of the image of Apollo. Without Apollo those very same leaders would have had a harder time becoming who they have become without his great example and inspiration of a beautiful, holistic, and developed man.
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