I am having trouble understanding the following passage completely:

In accordance with the root meaning of his association with “brightness,” he is the god of light; he also rules over the beautiful appearance of the inner fantasy world. The higher t ruth, the perfection of this condition in contrast to the sketchy understanding of our daily reality, as we ll as the deep consciousness of a healing and helping nature in sleep and dreaming, is at the same time the symbolic analogy to the capacity to prophesy the truth, as well as to art in general, through which life is made possible and worth living.

Here is a link to the translation I am reading: http://www.holybooks.com/wp-content/uploads/Nietzsche-The-Birth-of-Tragedy.pdf

The passage is on page 12 second paragraph that begins.

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    Could you please indicate in some more detail where you have difficulties to understand? - Apoll got the nickname Phoibos which means shining. He was venerated also as sun god since 6th ventury BCE. - In this text Nietzsche considers fantasy - and also dreaming - a state to obtain deeper truth than during the normal waking state. – Jo Wehler Oct 17 '15 at 4:04

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