EUREKA: Delphi

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EUREKA: Delphi
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Delphi

Delphi was an important ancient Greek religious sanctuary sacred to the god Apollo. Located on Mt. Parnassus near the Gulf of Corinth, the sanctuary was home to the famous oracle of Apollo, which gave cryptic predictions and guidance to both city-states and individuals. In addition, Delphi was also home to the PanHellenic Pythian Games.

Mythology  & Origins

The site was first settled in Mycenaean times in the late Bronze Age (1500-1100 BC) but took on its religious significance from around 800 BC. The original name of the...


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EUREKA: Delphi


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