Famous in Delphi: Jackie Kennedy Onassis, one of the most influential and admired First Ladies in American history and the wife of the Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, was visiting Delphi back in June 1960.
From 1932 mount Kirfi facing opposite to Delphi has been called «Kochran» by the locals, named after a young English traveler called David Cochrane. It was believed that David Cochrane was a victim to thieves who supposedly murdered him!
Water supply and sanitation in Greece is characterized by diversity. In Athens and other large towns, tap water is drinkable. However, in most islands and in few mainland towns, bottled water is recommended in order avoid health issues during your trip.
Aristokleides of Nikopolis was a 2nd century AD official of the Amphictiony (the religious/ political organisation of hellenic tribes and cities that was connected to Delphi), who received the delphic politeia (= civil rights). He…
Greek Gods resembled human beings in their feelings and habits. They were supposed to resemble mortals, whom, however, they far surpassed in beauty, grandeur, and strength. Their stories are the most fascinating in Greek Mythology!
The European Cultural Center of Delphi, with the support of the Onassis Foundation, present a tribute to internationally acclaimed theater director Theodoros Terzopoulos, at Delphi from 5 to 8 July, 2018.
Pythia offered practical counsel that could shape future actions, just as political risk analysts do today – though we’d use modern jargon and call it ‘policy’ in the public sphere, and ‘corporate strategy’ in the business world.
Theodosius the Great was the last sole emperor to rule over both the eastern and the western halves of the Roman Empire. He was the person destined to write the epilogue of the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, as well as that of the Ancient Greek religion...