Robertson (1945) A handbook of Greek and Roman Architecture Cambridge University Pres, 1951. The Pythian Games were held in Apollo’s honor every four years at Delphi.
Another common emblem was the sacrificial tripod, representing his prophetic powers.
470 BC, Musée du Louvre., Apollo Citharoedus ("Apollo with a kithara"), Musei Capitolini, Rome, Apollo del Tevere, copia romana, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Apollo Kitharoidos. As god of colonization, Apollo gave oracular guidance on colonies, especially during the height of colonization, 750–550 BCE.
Painted plaster, Roman artwork from the Augustan period. Antiquarium of the Palatine,, Apollo of the "Mantoua type", marble Roman copy after a 5th-century BCE Greek original attributed to Polykleitos, Musée du Louvre, Apollo with his lyre. According to Greek tradition, he helped Cretan or Arcadian colonists found the city of Troy.
Patara Jump up^ Pausanias, 3.24.8 (on-line text); Lilius Gregorius Gyraldus, 37, 4. 26; not the same as Hypsipyle of Lemnos Jump up^ Servius on Aeneid, 4. They invade his temple, and he says that the matter should be brought before Athena.
Apollo and the Furies argue about whether the matricide was justified; Apollo holds that the bond of marriage is sacred and Orestes was avenging his father, whereas the Erinyes say that the bond of blood between mother and son is more meaningful than the bond of marriage.
Brygos (potter signed), tondo of an Attic red-figure cup c. Animals sacred to Apollo included wolves, dolphins, roe deer, swans, cicadas(symbolizing music and song), hawks, ravens, crows, snakes (referencing Apollo’s function as the god of prophecy), mice and griffins, mythical eagle–lion hybrids of Eastern origin. He dissented and questioned the justice of the award. Martin Nilsson, 203 and by the fourth-century-CE teacher of rhetoric and Christian convert, 23. Pan blew on his pipes, and with his rustic melody gave great satisfaction to himself and his faithful follower, Midas, who happened to be present. Tmolus at once awarded the victory to Apollo, and all but Midas agreed with the judgment. Other attributes of his included the kithara (an advanced version of the common lyre), the plectrum and the sword. Apollo’s most common attributes were the bow and arrow.