Greek God Apollo, Apollo the Sun God and God of Light in Greek Mythology, Apollo and the Muses, Apollo and the Lyre. Apollo is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic youth), Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of music, truth and prophecy, healing, the sun and light, Leto · Apollo and Daphne · Bibliotheca (Pseudo · Apollonis. “Helios” is just the Greek word for sun. He was also worshipped as a god Von the Greek, especially in Rhodes. He is connected with Pferde and chariots and. Marsyas was a satyr who challenged Apollo to a contest of music. Categories Apollo Myths 7. Greek art puts into Apollo the highest degree of power and beauty that can be imagined. He had found an aulos on the ground, tossed away after being invented by Athena because it made her cheeks puffy. Achilles Actaeon Argonauts Ajax the Great Ajax the Lesser Atalanta Autolycus Bellerophon Cadmus Daedalus Diomedes Dioscuri Castor and Pollux Echetlus Heracles Icarus Iolaus Jason Meleager Odysseus Oedipus Orpheus Peleus Perseus Theseus Triptolemus.