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Unformatted text preview: Delphi-Crisa-Pytho (the name changes) is by Mt. Parnassos.-- Is the site of great oracle. There is the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi where Apollo killed the she-dragon. Pytho means I decay or I rot.-- After slaying the dragon, he is exiled for 9 years and is then purified. He is able to forgive murders etc. -- Apollo takes over Delphi and needs priests. He sees a boat in the sea and turns himself into a dolphin to force sailors to move to Delphi. Is called Apollo Delphines. -- It is said to be the center of the world by Zeus.-- Site of pythian games, there are both physical and intellectual contests. Oracles speak in riddles....
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- Fall '08