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Pythia: The Oracle of Delphi

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

The Pythia

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

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