Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto. He has a twin sister whom is Artemis. Apollo is the god of music, and plays a golden lyre. He is also an archer, far shooting with a silver bow. Apollo is also god of healing who taught man medicine. Apollo is also seen as the god of light. Apollo is the god of truth, and he must always tell the truth meaning that he can never lie.
One of Apollo's more important daily tasks is to harness his chariot with four horses and drive the Sun across the sky. Apollo is famous for his oracle at Delphi. People traveled to it from all over the Greek world to divine the future.
Apollo was associated with the laurel tree and the crow is his bird, he is also associated with the dolphin.