“Only months after the launch of the European Defence Fund, we are delivering by supporting the first concrete research defence project with EU funding. Others will follow shortly. 302 more words
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The Oracle of Apollo in Delphi is perhaps one of the most fascinating places of prophetic tradition in the Near East. The stories entailed to this place are of those stuff worthy of legends linked with the greatest heroes of Ancient Greece like Achilles, Hector, Odysseys and so on. 383 more words
Vapours steadily rose out of cracks in the floor, as the woman, dressed in white and ritually purified, walked over to her seat. She was the High Priestess at the temple of Apollo in Delphi, and people, both great and lowly, travelled from far and wide to hear her speak… 30 more words
We pick up the pace of our analysis and finish off the Homeric Hymn to Apollo in part 3, covering the second, or Pythian, half of the hymn. 219 more words
Slow work, this.
Pythia has need of her, so has stirred her from sleep and set her loose. She leaves the colony behind, leaves the still-sleeping forms of her sister brothers, moves beyond the anserine gate with nothing on her back but the water-resistant coat the sunken ship wove for her and her own rust-red teeth, but it will be enough. 165 more words