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Oracle of Delphi (The Pythia)

Oracle of Delphi (The Pythia)

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No Smoking?
Sorry, we can't quit inhaling these fumes; it helps us see the future. [Priestess of Delphi by Joseph Collier, 1891]


Our Poor Temple
Man, they really let the temple go over the years. [Photograph of the location of the Oracle of Delphi]


Orestes Gets Bad News
Hey, was it our fault that Apollo ordered him to kill his mother? [Orestes at Delphi, Paestan red-figured bell-krater, ca. 330 BCE]


Suitably Humble
Ah, another satisfied customer. [Sacred oracle of Delphi, whither shall I go? by Virginia Frances Sterrett, 1921]


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