The Apollo Belvedere
Apollo A*pol"lo, n. [L. Apollo, -linis, Gr. ?.] (Classic Myth.) A deity among the Greeks and Romans. He was the god of light and day (the ``sun god''), of archery, prophecy, medicine, poetry, and music, etc., and was represented as the model of manly grace and beauty; -- called also {Ph['e]bus}. [1913 Webster]

{The Apollo Belvedere}, a celebrated statue of Apollo in the Belvedere gallery of the Vatican palace at Rome, esteemed of the noblest representations of the human frame. [1913 Webster]


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