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Apollo
in mythology


NASA’s program to land a man on the moon was named for Apollo.
  Greek and Roman mythology:  god of light (the sun)
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Apollo was also called the god of prophecy, poetry, music and healing.
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  • NASA’s program to land a man on the moon was named for Apollo.
  • But as I’ve told you before, in strictest confidence, Apollo spoke to me clearly last year at Camp Jupiter!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Delphi is no longer in Apollo’s control.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Jason had secretly hoped to visit the ancient site of Apollo’s Oracle, maybe get some insight into his personal future, but if the place had been overrun by monsters .
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  • But to answer your question: no, there still seems to be some interference with Apollo’s usual gift to me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Artemis and Apollo?
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  • Once that happens, I’m sure Apollo will restore my gift of prophecy.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • If Apollo doesn’t have his Oracle anymore .
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  • Maybe he was so bad at telling the future, he broke Apollo’s powers.
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  • Hopefully we can find Apollo and Artemis.
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  • Something is wrong with Apollo’s gifts of prophecy.
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  • Will Solace, head counselor for the Apollo cabin, put his hand gently on Clarisse’s wrist.
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  • I mean, all the gods have been silent, but this isn’t like Apollo.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • If I was Apollo and my descendant was acting that way, I’d go into hiding out of shame.
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  • A giant, born to oppose the twins, Apollo and Artemis, but much like Artemis, Orion rejected his destiny.
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  • Apollo or Artemis might be able to slay him, arrows against arrows, but the twins are in no condition to aid you.
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  • The ghost also claimed that Hermes had once hidden the stolen cattle of Apollo in that cave.
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  • "Hopefully Apollo will be there," Annabeth said.
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  • Apollo was driven out of Olympus in shame.
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  • Maybe Artemis and Apollo can explain—
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  • He had no rivals at the bow—except for the goddess herself, and perhaps her brother, Apollo.
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  • Even Artemis’s own brother, Apollo, was not able to kill me back in the ancient times.
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  • Without Apollo’s interference, perhaps I would have.
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  • At any rate, Apollo inflicted me with madness—a bloodlust to kill all the beasts of the earth.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Apollo and Artemis might have some advice.
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  • Artemis and Apollo’s home turf.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I need to talk to Apollo and Artemis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • But a word of advice: when you see Apollo, don’t mention haiku.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • "And guys, if they have a souvenir shop on Delos, I’m totally bringing you back some Apollo and Artemis bobbleheads!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Apollo didn’t seem to be in the mood for haiku.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Down at the bottom, sitting on a block of stone in the middle of the stage, the god Apollo hunched over a ukulele, plucking out a mournful tune.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • At least, Leo assumed it was Apollo.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Yet the tune Apollo strummed was so melancholy, it broke Leo’s feels.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Apollo sighed and went back to playing his ukulele.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Apollo plucked a tune that sounded like the funeral version of "Camptown Races."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Apollo sobbed over his ukulele.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Artemis glared at Apollo.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Uh, Lord Apollo, you mean Octavian?
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  • Apollo strummed a minor chord.
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  • "To shoot my bow, I would have to step off Delos," Apollo cried.
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  • Apollo’s bow turned back into a ukulele.
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  • Apollo stood and smashed his ukulele on the stones.
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  • Apollo heaved a sigh and kicked his broken ukulele across the stage.
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  • Apollo will hear you out.
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  • Apollo wrinkled his nose.
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  • Would you listen to a song called ’Apollo Smites a Runty Little Demigod’?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • But ’Apollo Defeats the Earth Mother and Saves the Freaking Universe’ . that sounds like a Billboard chart-topper!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Apollo gazed into the air, as if envisioning his name on a marquee.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • He half hoped Apollo would laugh and tell him to forget it.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Artemis had told him to make a deal with Apollo.
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