Apollon or Apollo is a god in Greek mythology, and one of the Twelve Olympians. He is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemis.
He was the god of healing and medicine, and of music and poetry. He was the leader of the Muses. He also was a god of prophecy, and his oracle at Delphi was very important. He also was a god of revenge and justice. During the 5th century BC, Apollo became also known as the god of the sun, becoming one with the god Helios, and getting the name Phoebus.
He is shown as a young man, wearing a laurel wreath and playing the kithara (lyre).