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ARCHAEOLOGISTS discovered several “treasures of Apollo” that had been buried beneath a famous Greek monument, a documentary revealed.

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Apollo is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in Classical Greek and Roman mythology. The son of Zeus and Leto, Apollo was said to be the god of archery, music and dance, truth and prophecy, healing and diseases, the Sun and light, poetry, and more. As the patron deity of Delphi, near Phocis, a sanctuary was erected in the fourth century BC by architects Spintharus, Xenodoros, and Agathon to worship Apollo.

Despite much of the buildings being destroyed by an earthquake in 373BC, Amazon Prime’s "Secrets of Archaeology” revealed how breakthroughs are still being made after millennia.

To read more on The Express:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1225520/archaeology-news-treasures-apollo-ancient-greece-delphi-zeus-greek-gods-spt

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