"Of the street." A surname of Apollo describing him as the protector of the streets and public places. As such he was worshiped at Acharnae,1 Mycenae,2 and at Tegea.3 The origin of the worship of Apollo Agyieus in the last of these places is related by Pausanias.
A gilt wooden statue of Apollo Agyieus, made by Cheirisoppius, stood at Tegea.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.