Temple of Apollo

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Noun1.Temple of Apollo - (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought adviceTemple 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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The Phocians having ploughed up some consecrated ground belonging to the temple of Apollo, the Amphictyonic council, according to the superstition of the age, imposed a fine on the sacrilegious offenders.
The first was Joan Stacey, the sister of the dead woman--evidently she had been upstairs in the temporary temple of Apollo; the second was the priest of Apollo himself, his litany finished, sweeping down the empty stairs in utter magnificence--something in his white robes, beard and parted hair had the look of Dore's Christ leaving the Pretorium; the third was Flambeau, black browed and somewhat bewildered.
Among the guests who made an early appearance in this "Temple of Apollo," was the youth who had attended the ladies in their walk.
The House of Augustus demonstrates that Augustus was never an emperor in any meaningful sense of the word, that he never had a palace, and that the so-called "Casa di Augusto" excavated on the Palatine was a lavish aristocratic house destroyed by the young Caesar in order to build the temple of Apollo.
An earthquake destroyed the ancient city so all that stands now are the ruins of the Temple of Apollo and the agora.
Psychotherapists say that therapy is merely holding a mirror up to ourselves, just as Socrates championed the wisdom of "know thyself," which was carved in the forecourt of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi.
Temple of Apollo, Pompeii -- Wikimedia On the other hand, all flights to Guangzhou take off daily from Cairo International Airport at 00:15 a.m.
As usual the gods were blamed for this disaster, but could be approached for help through the high priests in the Temple of Apollo in Delos.
Classical temples, grottos and follies are scattered over this magical garden - including the Temple of Apollo where Elizabeth Bennett turned down Mr Darcy's proposal.
I also explored columns of Temple of Apollo and Athena amongst the numerous Roman ruins of Side, a seaside city.
Head for the hills and explore the ruins of Skala Old Town, including the Temple of Apollo.
Wikipedia states that this peninsula is believed to have been the location of Mausolus' palace built near the site of an early Classical temple of Apollo; however, some authorities prefer to place the presumed venue of the palace on the mainland just north of the peninsula.