The Oracle of Delphi

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The Oracle of Delphi

Post by Minimalist » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:45 am

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2020/09/t ... phi/135089
Delphi was an ancient sanctuary of the Pythia, located on the south-western slope of Mount Parnassus in central Greece.

The Pythia was established as a high priest cult around the 8th century BC (although some sources suggest they may be present in some form as early as 1400 BC), and continued to be consulted for important political and religious decisions until the 4th century AD.

The Pythian is one of the best-documented religious institutions of the classical Greeks, with the high priestess serving as an oracle, uttering prophecies under divine possession by Apollo from a sanctuary.
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.

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Re: The Oracle of Delphi

Post by Simon21 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:10 am

weird that she couldn't predi
ct what would happen if she insulted Nero

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