Apollo Olympian Pendant
The solar god Apollo is portrayed on this coin-style pendant. The front side shows the head of the god surrounded by curls. The reverse side shows Apollo driving his chariot.
Made in the United States of lead-free pewter. Pendant comes on a descriptive card with a black woven cord.
Symbols of Apollo: Sun, the Lyre
Attributes of Apollo: Reason, Musicality
Dimensions: Approx. .8 in (diameter)
The twelve Olympians are the most important deities in the Greek and Roman pantheons. Each presides over a different aspect of life, from love and family to craftsmanship and trade. We're proud to offer this series of twelve medallion pendants for devotional and magickal use.
Our Olympian pendants are inspired by real classical artifacts and cast in fine lead-free pewter. Choose a pendant representing your patron or matron deity, or collect them all!
Apollo, the son of Zeus and Leto (and the twin brother of the chaste huntress Artemis) is the Greek god of music, truth and prophecy, healing, the sun, light, and poetry. He was the prophetic deity of the Delphic Oracle. As the father of Asclepius, he became associated with healing and medicine, but was also a bringer of disease and death with his arrows. Hermes created the lyre for him as the patron god of music and poetry, and it became an attribute of Apollo.
As Apollo Helios he became associated with Helios, the Titan god of the sun. This ideal kouros, a young beardless athletic youth (generally of noble birth), was the subject of many a Greek, Roman and Renaissance sculptor. His influence on the arts continues today. Apollonian impulses confer intellectual order on the Dionysian impulses of chaotic creativity, and a fusion of the two is considered most desirable.
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