Apollon’s MDT – Day 11: Festivals & Holy Days (2)

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Today comes the final part of my Month of Devotional Thought, with a discussion of some Lacedaimonian (Spartan) festivals.

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Apollon’s MDT – Day 07: Names & Epithets (2)

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Today comes the second part of the seventh topic of this Month of Devotional Thought, the epithets and cult titles of Apollon. I split this topic from the first post since the discussion of the etymology of Apollon’s name already took up so much space, that I felt it necessary to make a separate post to deal with His many epithets. Now, since He has so many epithets, this will hardly be an exhaustive list. However, the study of epithets is a very important and useful tool to truly understand how a Deity was honoured in Antiquity, what Their functions are, Their domains, what places They are connected to, etc. This may be even more useful than the study of Their mythology, as it relates to the actual worship rather than just the stories told about Them.

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Apollon’s MDT – Day 31: Tips for Newbies

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Today would normally be the final day of the Month of Devotional Thought, as there are 31 topics. We’re already pouring over into October since September only has 30 days, and we’ll be pouring over a bit more tomorrow and the day after that to accommodate the discussion of epithets and some more festivals I wished to discuss. But on this day I will be giving some tips for newbies, as the title suggests.

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Apollon’s MDT – Day 30: Interesting UPG

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Today is going to be a very short topic, as I am supposed to talk about any UPG I may have on Apollon. Yet, as I have stated before, I do not really have any personal relationship with Him at all and have no UPG or personal revelation that He shared with me.

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Apollon’s MDT – Day 27: How has my relationship with Apollon changed over time?

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Again we come to a day where I don’t have a whole lot to say, though I won’t be filling it in with hymns, this time. I wanted to talk about my relationship with Apollon and how it has changed over time.

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