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Apollo is the Greek God of the sun, light, music, truth, healing, poetry, and prophesy, and one of the most well-known Gods in Greek mythology. Known as the ideal of youth and athleticism, Apollo is the son of the Zeus and Leto; and his twin sister, Artemis, is the goddess of the moon and the hunt.
The Battle of Itea (Greek: Ναυμαχία της Ιτέας) was a naval battle opposing the Greek revolutionary fleet and the Ottoman - Egyptian fleet, fought on 29/30 September 1827 in the Gulf of Corinth, during the Greek War of Independence. It was a hallmark in the world naval history annals: a steam-engined gunship, was able to defeat and sink as series of warships with sails.
We all know the most famous bit of ancient advice inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi: Know thyself. It’s a powerful and daunting recommendation. If you take it…