Genuine Ancient Roman coin 42 BC Silver Pendant depicting the god Apollo, Symbol of Beauty
Apollo is one of the most important and complex Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman mythology. With the twin Artemis / Diana they were children of Zeus and Leto.
Apollo was considered the standard of male beauty. He was known as the god of archery, music and dance, truth and prophecy, healing and disease, the sun and light, poetry, medicine, intelligence. He is famous for the his oracle at Delphi. People traveled to Delphi from all over the Greek world to learn about their future.
Diana is an Italic, Latin and Roman goddess, lady of the woods, protector of wild animals, guardian of sources and streams, protector of women, to whom she ensured painless deliveries, and dispenser of sovereignty. Often this Roman goddess equates to the goddess Artemis of Greek mythology.
According to legend, Diana - a young virgin skilled in hunting, as irascible as she was vengeful - was a lover of solitude and an enemy of banquets; she used to wander in isolated places. In the name of Love she had taken a vow of chastity and for this reason she showed herself affable, if not downright protective, only towards those who - like Hippolytus and the nymphs who promised to keep their virginity - entrusted themselves to her.
Diana is the twin of Apollo (or Phoebus) and is the daughter of Jupiter and Latona.
Diana's fame grew exponentially in Rome and what was initially a Silvana Goddess, bearer of