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1

What does Apollo do? Why?

overtakes a Cretan ship because he needs servants for his temple in Crisa

2

What does Apollo go aboard the ship as?

a giant dolphin (Greek = delphis)

3

What does Apollo order the crew to do?

become the priests at his temple

4

Attributes of Apollo

- unlucky in love
- a fiercely competitive god

5

Daphne

a hunter, avoids city life

6

Who falls for Daphne? But what happens?

Leucippos --> but can't get near her

7

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

8

What does Apollo do to Eros?

mocks Eros' skill with a bow

9

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

10

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"

11

What does Daphne ask Zeus to do when she is about to be caught by Apollo?

to be "removed from humanity"

12

What does Zeus turn Daphne into?

A laurel tree (why Apollo wears the laurel wreath)

13

Who is Lassandra?

daughter of Priam, kind of Troy

14

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)

15

What is Apollo's curse?

Lassandra will always prophesies the truth, but no one will believe her

16

Coronis is pregnant by who? Guarded by what?

Pregnant by Apollo and guarded by a white crow

17

Who else does Coronis love?

Ischys

18

What does the crow report to Apollo?

that Coronis and Ischys were making love

19

What happens Coronis?

Killed by Apollo for infidelity

20

A regretful Apollo, does what?

in mourning, changes the crow from white to black

21

What does Apollo do with Coronis after killing him?

cuts his son Asclepius out and saves him

22

Asclepius is the god of what?

medicine

23

Asclepius is considered what? But what?

considered a mortal but worshiped as a god

24

What does Asclepius staff have on it?

a snake - shed skin, rejuvenation, good health

25

What does Athena invent? Why does he discard it?

Flute - discards it when mocked by other goddesses

26

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

27

What does the Jury consist of?

The Muses

28

How does Apollo win?

plays the lyre upside down, Marsyas can't duplicate this feat with the flute

29

What does Apollo do to Marsyas?

skins him alive