Greek - The site of the oracle of Apollo. This site was originally the site of the oracle of Gaea, which was marked by the omphalus and was regarded as the centre of the world, being used as the site of the four-yearly Pythian games. The oracular pronouncements were made by the Pythia, a priestess of Apollo who sat on a three-legged stool. Previously it had been the home of the serpent, Python, killed by the young Apollo. Also called Delphi, Cirrha, Cirrha, Pytho, Pytho or Phocis.

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