This ebook describes the actual environment of the Oracle of Apollo at Didyma, together with the good temple and different structures in the sanctuary; the background of the oracle; the method of session; the shape and content material of the god's replies; and the id of the experts.
The writer uses the considerable literary and epigraphical facts, which he knew in detail. he's less skeptical than he was once in his recognized paintings at the Delphic Oracle--he accepts approximately the entire recorded responses as having been really introduced at Didyma. He presents textual content, translation, and a useful statement for each...
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