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PHOEBUS (Gr. for " bright," " pure,"), a common epithet of Apollo (<?.!>.). Artemis in like manner is called Phoebe, and in the Latin poets and their modern followers Phoebus and Phoebe are' often used simply for the Sun and Moon respectively.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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