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{{Hero Infobox
|Box title = ''Hero''
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|image = <gallery>
|Image file = Imagechbcapollo.png
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Apollo-v.jpg|Apollo
|Image size = 250
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Humanapollo-299x416.jpg|Lester Papadopoulos
|Row 1 title = Full Name
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|Row 1 info = Apollo
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|size = 250
|Row 2 title = Alias
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|fullname = Apollo
|Row 2 info = Lester Papadopoulos (mortal name)
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|alias = Lester Papadopoulos (mortal name), Fred, Phoebus, God of Archery, God of Truth, God of Healing and Plagues
|Row 3 title = Origin
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|origin = ''Percy Jackson and the Olympians''
|Row 3 info = ''Percy Jackson and the Olympians''
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|occupation = Greek God of the Sun, Light, Archery, Art, Music and Poetry
|Row 4 title = Occupation
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|skills = {{Scroll box|Intellect<br>Charisma<br>Archery<br>Bow and Arrow<br>Swordsmanship<br>Battle Prowess<br>Prophecy<br>Shapeshifting<br>Haikus<br>Music<br>Lyre<br>Audiokinesis<br>Photokinesis<br>Pyrokinesis<br>Fire Immunity<br>Vitakinesis<br>Enhanced Healing<br>Disease Manipulation<br>Hypnokinsis<br>Supernatural Sight<br>Madness Inducement<br>Truth Sense<br>Couplets Curse<br>Flight<br>Invisibility<br>Teleportation<br>Power Granting<br>Cloud Transformation<br>Sun Chariot}}
|Row 4 info = Greek God of the Sun
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|hobby = Obsessing over poetry
|Row 5 title = Powers/Skills
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|goals = To defeat Nero and protect the Oracles (''The Trials of Apollo'')
|Row 5 info = Bow and Arrow<br>Haikus<br>Music<br>Lyre<br>Sun Chariot
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|family = {{Scroll box|[[Zeus (Camp Half-Blood)|Zeus]] (father)<br>Leto (mother)<br>Artemis (twin sister)<br>Athena and [[Thalia Grace]] (half sisters)<br>Ares, Hepheastus, Hermes (half brothers)<br>Asclepius, Will Solace, Lee Fletcher †, Michael Yew † and Austin Lake (sons)<br>Kayla Knowles (daughter)<br>Kronos (paternal grandfather)<br>Rhea (paternal grandmother)<br>Poseidon and [[Hades (Camp Half-Blood)|Hades]] (uncles)<br>Hera, Demeter and Hestia (aunts)}}
|Row 6 title = Goals
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|friends = [[Meg McCaffrey]], [[Leo Valdez]], Calypso, [[Percy Jackson]], [[Thalia Grace]], Chiron, [[Rachel Elizabeth Dare]], Camp Half Blood campers
|Row 6 info = To defeat Nero and protect the Oracles (''The Trials of Apollo'')
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|enemies = Kronos, Titans, Gaia, Giants, Nero, Commodus
|Row 7 title = Type of Hero
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|type of hero = Honorable Deity}}
|Row 7 info = Deity
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{{Quote|This chariot is built out of human dreams about the sun, kid. It's as old as Western Civilization. Every day, it drives across the sky from east to west, lighting up all those puny little mortal lives. The chariot is a manifestation of the sun's power, the way mortals perceive it.|Apollo speaking of his chariot.}}
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{{Quote|Promise me one thing. Whatever happens, when you get back to Olympus, when you're a god again- remember. Remember what It's like to be human.|Jason to Apollo.}}
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'''Apollo''', also known as '''Lester Papadopoulos''' in his mortal form, is the son of Zeus (Greek God of the Sky) and Leto, the twin brother of Artemis (Greek Goddess of the Moon), the Greek God of the Sun, Music, Poetry and Prophecy, a recurring character in the Rick Riordan book series ''Percy Jackson and the Olympians'' and ''The Heroes of Olympus'' and the main protagonist and narrator of their sequel series ''The Trials of Apollo''.
   
'''Apollo''' is the son of Zeus (Greek God of the Sky) and Leto, the twin brother of Artemis (Greek Goddess of the Moon), the Greek God of the Sun, Music, Poetry and Prophecy, a minor character in the Rick Riordan book series ''Percy Jackson and the Olympians'' and ''The Heroes of Olympus'' and the main protagonist and narrator of their sequel series ''The Trials of Apollo''.
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He became God of the Sun after the previous one Helios faded. He also defeated the dragon Python.
   
He became God of the Sun after the previous one Helios faded. He also defeated the dragon Python.
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In ''The Lighting Thief'' film adaptation, he was played by Dimitri Lekkos.
   
Apollo first appears in the third ''Percy Jackson and the Olympians'' book "The Titan's Curse" where he is summoned by Artemis to escort [[Percy Jackson|Percy]], [[Grover Underwood]], [[Nico di Angelo|Nico]] and Bianca di Angelo (son and daughter of Hades, Greek God of the Underworld), [[Thalia Grace]] (daughter of Zeus) and the Hunters of Artemis to Camp Half-Blood. During the trip, Apollo encourages Thalia to drive the Sun Chariot (in the form of a bus).
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==Biography==
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===Early Life===
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Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, as his father had another affair with against his wife Hera. Hera was infuriated by Zeus' adultery, and forbade Leto form giving birth on islands or mainlands, but Leto was given sanctuary to the floating Isle of Delos. Leto gave birth to the Goddess Artemis, and later Apollo nine days later after receiving from the other Greek Goddess'.
   
In ''The Heroes of Olympus'' Apollo is banished from Olympus by Zeus to Delos (Apollo and Artemis's birthplace) as punishment for revealing the Prophecy of Seven to early.
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When Hera sent a Python to kill Leto, a four-day-old Apollo petitioned Hephaestus for a golden bow and a set of arrows to kill the dragon. Afterward, Apollo established the Oracle of Delphi as recompense, for the Python was the child of Gaea, and the titaness complained to Zeus about Apollo's actions. Apollo established the Pythian Games and named his Oracle the Phythia, as he wanted to honor the Python.
   
In the first ''The Trials of Apollo'' book "The Hidden Oracle", Apollo is transformed into a mortal teenager by Zeus and is banished to Earth. Following this, Apollo, accompanied by a 12-year-old demigod named Meg McCaffrey (a daughter of Demeter, the goddess of agriculture) to Camp Half-Blood where he lives in the cabin that houses his demigod children. He also learns that a being called The Beast is planning to destroy the Oracles. Near the end of the book, Apollo learns that the Beast is the Roman emperor Nero and discovers that Meg is Nero's stepdaughter, who believes that Nero and The Beast are two separate people.
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===Events of the Books===
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Apollo first appears in the third ''Percy Jackson and the Olympians'' book "The Titan's Curse" where he is summoned by Artemis to escort [[Percy Jackson|Percy]], [[Grover Underwood]], [[Nico di Angelo|Nico]] and Bianca di Angelo (son and daughter of Hades, Greek God of the Underworld), [[Thalia Grace]] (daughter of Zeus) and the Hunters of Artemis to Camp Half-Blood. During the trip, Apollo encourages Thalia to drive the Sun Chariot (in the form of a bus).
==Family==
 
*Father - Zeus
 
 
*Mother - Leto
 
 
*Sisters - Artemis, Athena, Persephone and Thalia Grace
 
 
*Brothers - Hermes, Ares and Hephaestus
 
   
*Uncles - Poseidon and Hades
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In ''The Heroes of Olympus'' Apollo is banished from Olympus by Zeus to Delos (Apollo and Artemis's birthplace) as punishment for revealing the Prophecy of Seven too early.
   
*Aunts - Demeter, Hera and Hestia
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In the first ''The Trials of Apollo'' book "The Hidden Oracle", Apollo is transformed into a mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos by Zeus and is banished to Earth. Following this, Apollo, accompanied by a 12-year-old demigod named [[Meg McCaffrey]] (a daughter of Demeter, the goddess of agriculture) to Camp Half-Blood where he lives in the cabin that houses his demigod children.
   
*Grandfather - Kronos
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He also learns that a being called The Beast (who had been responsible for killing Meg's father) is planning to destroy the Oracles. Near the end of the book, Apollo learns that the Beast is the Roman emperor Nero, a member of The Triumivate Holdings (a group made up of the three worst Roman emperors). He also discovers that Meg is Nero's stepdaughter, who believes that Nero and The Beast are two separate people.
   
*Grandmother - Rhea
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In the second book ''The Dark Prophecy'', Apollo along with Meg (who ended her alliance with Nero), Leo Valdez and Calypso battle the second member of The Triumvate Holdings, Commodus.
   
*Sons - Asclepius, Will Solace, Lee Fletcher (deceased), Michael Yew (presumed deceased), Austin Lake
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In the third book, Apollo battles the third member of The Triumivate Holdings, Caligula.
   
*Daughter - Kayla Knowles
 
 
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<gallery widths="250">
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<gallery widths="300" spacing="medium" position="center" captiontextcolor="gold" bordercolor="gold">
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Imagechbcapollo.png|Apollo.
 
imagechbcapollolester .png|Apollo as Lester Papadopoulos
 
imagechbcapollolester .png|Apollo as Lester Papadopoulos
imagepjatggapollopython.png|Apollo defeats the dragon Python
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imagepjatggapollopython.png|Apollo defeats the dragon Python.
 
imagepjatggapollo .png
 
imagepjatggapollo .png
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Fred-Apollo.png|Apollo as Fred the hobo in the graphic novels.
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Apollo-TLT.png|Apollo in ''The Lighting Thief'' film adaptation.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*It is revealed in the first ''Trials of Apollo'' book "The Hidden Oracle" that Apollo is bisexual as he says that he has had thirty three mortal girlfriends and eleven mortal boyfriends (among them Darren Knowles, the mortal father of Kayla) and that his two greatest loves were Daphne and Hyacinthus (whom Apollo accidentally killed with a discus and whose blood created the flower Hyacinth).
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*It is revealed in the first ''Trials of Apollo'' book "The Hidden Oracle" that Apollo is bisexual as he says that he has had thirty three mortal girlfriends and eleven mortal boyfriends (among them Darren Knowles, the mortal father of Kayla) and that his two greatest loves were Daphne and Hyacinthus (the latter of whom Apollo accidentally killed with a discus and whose blood created the flower Hyacinth).
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*Apollo's mortal surname, Papadopoulos, is a very popular Greek surname, meaning "son of a priest".
 
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Revision as of 21:50, February 25, 2020

This chariot is built out of human dreams about the sun, kid. It's as old as Western Civilization. Every day, it drives across the sky from east to west, lighting up all those puny little mortal lives. The chariot is a manifestation of the sun's power, the way mortals perceive it.
~ Apollo speaking of his chariot.
Promise me one thing. Whatever happens, when you get back to Olympus, when you're a god again- remember. Remember what It's like to be human.
~ Jason to Apollo.

Apollo, also known as Lester Papadopoulos in his mortal form, is the son of Zeus (Greek God of the Sky) and Leto, the twin brother of Artemis (Greek Goddess of the Moon), the Greek God of the Sun, Music, Poetry and Prophecy, a recurring character in the Rick Riordan book series Percy Jackson and the Olympians and The Heroes of Olympus and the main protagonist and narrator of their sequel series The Trials of Apollo.

He became God of the Sun after the previous one Helios faded. He also defeated the dragon Python.

In The Lighting Thief film adaptation, he was played by Dimitri Lekkos.

Biography

Early Life

Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, as his father had another affair with against his wife Hera. Hera was infuriated by Zeus' adultery, and forbade Leto form giving birth on islands or mainlands, but Leto was given sanctuary to the floating Isle of Delos. Leto gave birth to the Goddess Artemis, and later Apollo nine days later after receiving from the other Greek Goddess'.

When Hera sent a Python to kill Leto, a four-day-old Apollo petitioned Hephaestus for a golden bow and a set of arrows to kill the dragon. Afterward, Apollo established the Oracle of Delphi as recompense, for the Python was the child of Gaea, and the titaness complained to Zeus about Apollo's actions. Apollo established the Pythian Games and named his Oracle the Phythia, as he wanted to honor the Python.

Events of the Books

Apollo first appears in the third Percy Jackson and the Olympians book "The Titan's Curse" where he is summoned by Artemis to escort Percy, Grover Underwood, Nico and Bianca di Angelo (son and daughter of Hades, Greek God of the Underworld), Thalia Grace (daughter of Zeus) and the Hunters of Artemis to Camp Half-Blood. During the trip, Apollo encourages Thalia to drive the Sun Chariot (in the form of a bus).

In The Heroes of Olympus Apollo is banished from Olympus by Zeus to Delos (Apollo and Artemis's birthplace) as punishment for revealing the Prophecy of Seven too early.

In the first The Trials of Apollo book "The Hidden Oracle", Apollo is transformed into a mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos by Zeus and is banished to Earth. Following this, Apollo, accompanied by a 12-year-old demigod named Meg McCaffrey (a daughter of Demeter, the goddess of agriculture) to Camp Half-Blood where he lives in the cabin that houses his demigod children.

He also learns that a being called The Beast (who had been responsible for killing Meg's father) is planning to destroy the Oracles. Near the end of the book, Apollo learns that the Beast is the Roman emperor Nero, a member of The Triumivate Holdings (a group made up of the three worst Roman emperors). He also discovers that Meg is Nero's stepdaughter, who believes that Nero and The Beast are two separate people.

In the second book The Dark Prophecy, Apollo along with Meg (who ended her alliance with Nero), Leo Valdez and Calypso battle the second member of The Triumvate Holdings, Commodus.

In the third book, Apollo battles the third member of The Triumivate Holdings, Caligula.

Gallery

Trivia

  • It is revealed in the first Trials of Apollo book "The Hidden Oracle" that Apollo is bisexual as he says that he has had thirty three mortal girlfriends and eleven mortal boyfriends (among them Darren Knowles, the mortal father of Kayla) and that his two greatest loves were Daphne and Hyacinthus (the latter of whom Apollo accidentally killed with a discus and whose blood created the flower Hyacinth).
  • Apollo's mortal surname, Papadopoulos, is a very popular Greek surname, meaning "son of a priest".
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