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►Greek Mythology and Philosophy:
“The Dichotomy Apollonian -Dionysian”, according to Friedrich Nietzsche:
Apollonian and Dionysian are terms used by Nietzsche in his book “The Birth of Tragedy” to designate the two central principles in Greek culture.
Apollo was the son of zeus and Leto. Artemis was her twin sister. He was the greek god of prophecy, music, intellectual pursuits, healing, plague, and sometimes, the sun.
Writers often contrast the cerebral, beardless young Apollo with his half-brother, the hedonistic Dionysus.
As to Dionysus, he was the son of Zeus and Semele. Dionysus was the greek god of wine, agriculture, and fertility of nature. He was also related to mystery religions, such as those practised at Eleusis, being linked to ecstasy and initiation into secret rites.
Apollo, as the sun-god, represents light, clarity, and form, whereas Dionysus, as the wine-god, represents drunkenness and ecstasy.
The Apollonian, which corresponds…
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