Flashcards in LCT12: Apollo II Deck (29)
What does Apollo do? Why?
overtakes a Cretan ship because he needs servants for his temple in Crisa
What does Apollo go aboard the ship as?
a giant dolphin (Greek = delphis)
What does Apollo order the crew to do?
become the priests at his temple
Attributes of Apollo
- unlucky in love
- a fiercely competitive god
a hunter, avoids city life
Who falls for Daphne? But what happens?
Leucippos --> but can't get near her
What does Leucippos do to get near Daphne? Why is Apollo not happy?
dresses up as a woman and joins her band of female hunters and Apollo is jealous because Leucippos gets to hang out with Daphne and he doesn't
What does Apollo do to Eros?
mocks Eros' skill with a bow
What does Eros do in retaliation?
Gold arrow for Apollo : fall in love/want love
Lead arrow for Daphne : repels love/no desire for it
How is Leucippos disguise found out?
Daphne and the rest of her women decide to bathe in a spring, Leucippos refuses to undress and is attack, saved by "the gods"
What does Daphne ask Zeus to do when she is about to be caught by Apollo?
to be "removed from humanity"
What does Zeus turn Daphne into?
A laurel tree (why Apollo wears the laurel wreath)
Who is Lassandra?
daughter of Priam, kind of Troy
What does Lassandra do? What does Apollo want to do?
Lassandra falls asleep in Apollo's temple and Apollo wants to make love to her (she refuses)
What is Apollo's curse?
Lassandra will always prophesies the truth, but no one will believe her
Coronis is pregnant by who? Guarded by what?
Pregnant by Apollo and guarded by a white crow
Who else does Coronis love?
What does the crow report to Apollo?
that Coronis and Ischys were making love
What happens Coronis?
Killed by Apollo for infidelity
A regretful Apollo, does what?
in mourning, changes the crow from white to black
What does Apollo do with Coronis after killing him?
cuts his son Asclepius out and saves him
Asclepius is the god of what?
Asclepius is considered what? But what?
considered a mortal but worshiped as a god
What does Asclepius staff have on it?
a snake - shed skin, rejuvenation, good health
What does Athena invent? Why does he discard it?
Flute - discards it when mocked by other goddesses
What does Marsyas do? What does the winner get to do?
finds Athena's flute and masters it and then challenges Apollo to competition --> winner can do anything they want to the loser
What does the Jury consist of?
How does Apollo win?
plays the lyre upside down, Marsyas can't duplicate this feat with the flute