Temple of Apollo


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(Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice

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the Athenians sent golden shields to be hung on the new Temple of Apollo after the old one burned.
The stone in the Temple of Apollo at Delphi was probably a meteorite.
There is an inherent danger in reading Propertius' description of the Temple of Apollo as a historical source.
Built on a series of levels, the spectacular ruins of Cyrene include the Sanctuary and Temple of Apollo, the Acropolis, the Agora, the Forum, the Stoa of Hermes and Heracles, the House of Jason Magnus, the Nine Muses and the Temple of Zeus.
This temple was as famous as the Temple of Apollo at Delphi.
agency in charge of the world's cultural heritage on Wednesday urged all sides in Libya to preserve the country's ancient treasures, including the former Greek colony of Cyrene and its temple of Apollo.
The Forum, Temple of Apollo, Basilica and The Grand Theatre still look imposing.
This trio likened the City That Bugsy Siegel Built to the Temple of Apollo Epicurius in Greece: "Las Vegas daylight, like Greek daylight, makes the polychrome temples stand out proud and clear in the desert.
The concert will take place at the ancient temple of Apollo on August 28.
Didim town has hotels, a weekly market, a waterpark and the antique temple of Apollo nearby.
MUSCAT Eoe1/4" Would you like to amble around in a maze of alleys while marvelling at the brightly coloured houses in Beirut Or would you rather discover AthensEoe1/4ao Parthenon, DelphiEoe1/4aos Temple of Apollo or the ruins of the MinEaAan city of KnossEaAs in Crete
But the more practical draw at Delphi was the oracle at the Temple of Apollo.
Geological explanations for temple sites include Piccardi's (2000) argument that the temple of Apollo at Delphi was located over a fault trace, producing vapours of hydrocarbons responsible for the oracle-inducing trance of the priestess of Pythian Apollo.