a few words about your virtual visit via the Delphi reconstruction map The Delphi reconstruction poster map is a copyrighted product of the Archaeological Guide of Greece. The interactive version…
Apollo's chief epithet was Phoebus ( literally «bright»). It was very commonly used by both the Greeks and Romans for Apollo's role as the god of light. Like other Greek deities, he had a number of others applied to him, reflecting the variety of roles, duties, and aspects ascribed to the god.
The Archaeological Museum of Amfissa exhibits finds from Amfissa and other sites of Phokida, dating from the Bronze Age to the Early Byzantine period.
Did you know that Delphi is the host of a modern art sculpture park? Initial thoughts on the establishment of the Sculpture Park and an International Art Gallery at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi began in the mid-80s.
You certainly know Indiana Jones and his spectacular brand of archaeology. He is an integral part of our pop culture. But did you know about his adventure in Delphi?
Located in Chrisso, just 4km from Delphi, this wonderful folk museum exhibits a collection of costumes dating back to the 18th century originating from both the region of Phokida, Central Greece, and the rest of Greece.
Pallas-Athena, goddess of Wisdom and Armed Resistance, was a purely Greek divinity; that is to say, no other nation possessed a corresponding conception. She was supposed, as already related, to have issued from the head of Zeus himself, clad in armour from head to foot.
In ancient Greek history and mythology, Delphi was referred to as the geographical center of the world, its navel.
According to the ancient Greek myth, Zeus set two eagles free to find the center of the world. They soared through the skies westward and eastward and their paths crossed in Delphi.