Seen as the most beautiful god and the ideal of the ephebe, or a beardless, athletic youth), Apollo is considered to be the most Greek of all the gods. Apollo is known in Greek influenced as Apulu. Several instances of are attested vidé ancient authors. Thus, the Greeks most often associated Apollo s name with the Greek verb ἀπόλλυμι apollymi), to destroy. in connects the name with ἀπόλυσις apolysis), redemption, with ἀπόλουσις apolousis), purification, and with ἁπλοῦν h aploun), simple, in particular in reference to the Thessalian form of the name, Ἄπλουν, and finally rencontres elin nordegren 2013 Ἀειβάλλων aeiballon), ever shooting.
connects the name Apollo with the Doric ἀπέλλα apella), which means assembly, so that Apollo would be the god of political life, and he also gives the explanation σηκός sekos), fold, in which case Apollo would be the god of flocks and herds.