Oracle of Apollo


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Noun1.Oracle of Apollo - (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought adviceOracle of Apollo - (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Delphi - an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi
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Which Greek village was the seat of the famous oracle of Apollo?
In contrast to Hamlet, The Winter's Tale showcases Leontes's refusal to engage in collaborative scenes of judgment, disregarding even the oracle of Apollo. The play then traces a journey towards inclusivity and forgiveness, culminating in the statue scene which Curran sees as an adjudicatory event predicated on our all-too-human interdependence.
Delphi - home of ancient Oracle of Apollo, UNESCO World Heritage site
She twirls inside her circle calling on the Oracle of Apollo to help her find a modern-day Theseus, the reincarnation of Athens' "hero of all heroes" who slew the Minotaur.
'The oracle of Apollo in the Life of Plotinus.' CQ 38:509-521.
After his first victory in Asia the oracle of Apollo at Didyma spoke again, declaring that Alexander was descended from Zeus and foretelling further victories (Strabo 814 = FGrH 124 [Callisthenes] F 4).

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