Phoebus

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Phoebus

(fē`bəs) or

Phoebus Apollo:

see ApolloApollo
, in Greek religion and mythology, one of the most important Olympian gods, concerned especially with prophecy, medicine, music and poetry, archery, and various bucolic arts, particularly the care of flocks and herds.
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Phoebus

epithet of Apollo as the sun god. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 42]
See: Sun
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