"He was, if I may express it vulgarly, ‘a pretty boy’, with long blond curls, thick, wet red lips and a bronzed skin – a kind of young Apollo."
Head of Apollo, Roman copy of a Greek original
Public DomainHead of Apollo, Roman copy of a Greek original - Credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen/Wikimedia Commons

 Apollo was the god of light, archery, prophecy, healing, music, poetry and the arts. When represented in art, he is usually portrayed as a beautiful, almost androgynous youth, with what appear to modern eyes as some very feminine features and stances.

Apollo Sauroctonus, Roman copy of a Greek original
Public DomainApollo Sauroctonus, Roman copy of a Greek original - Credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen/Wikimedia Commons