By Fritz Graf

Fritz Graf right here offers a survey of a god as soon as regarded as the main strong of gods, and in a position to nice wrath should still he be crossed: Apollo the solar god.



From his first attestations in Homer, throughout the complicated query of pre-Homeric Apollo, to the competition among Apollo and Dionysos in 19th and twentieth-century pondering, Graf examines Greek faith and fantasy to supply an entire account of Apollo within the historical world.



For scholars of Greek faith and tradition, of fable and legend, and within the fields of artwork and literature, Apollo will supply an informative and enlightening advent to this strong determine from the past.

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