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Headword: Apollônos agalma
Adler number: alpha,3425
Translated headword: Apollo's statue
Vetting Status: high
They make the statue of Apollo with a kithara[1] in his hands, symbolizing the sun, the harmony of everything: for mingling with the other stars it both produces and propagates.
Greek Original:
Apollônos agalma: kitharan epi cheirôn plattousi tou Apollônos agalma, hoionei ton hêlion, tên tou pantos harmonian: kirnômenos gar tois loipois astrasi kai ktizei kai zôiogonei.
ps.-Codinus, Patria Constantinopoleos 2.4 ( = Scriptores originum Constantinopolitanarum 153.3-6 Preger), anticipated at alpha 132.
[1] For the kithara see kappa 1590.
Keywords: art history; historiography; meter and music; mythology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 29 January 2002@22:42:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes) on 30 January 2002@03:38:03.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2002@09:48:23.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 12 September 2004@11:25:53.
David Whitehead (elaborated ref) on 3 April 2012@08:21:53.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 8 August 2013@23:55:49.


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