Sacred centre of Ancient Greece

Evan and his companions leave Corinth to go to Delphi so they can meet with Pythia, who has information regarding the sacred relic. This is according to the information Evan was given by a chance encounter with a mysterious woman. To get to central Greece, they need to hire a boat to sail across the Gulf of Corinth and this is where they meet Jason and his crew, the Argonauts.

Ruins of the ancient Temple of Apollo at Delphi, overlooking the valley of Phocis.
By Skyring – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=64170779

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A Mother’s Love

A mother has a unique bond with her child, a deep connection which is established when a woman becomes pregnant. Ten months of nurture before the birth unites both mother and child. No matter what happens afterwards, whether life deals good cards or bad cards, that connection is what binds, forever. Even our planet is referred to as Mother Earth or Gaia, the giver of life. A mother’s love will always see the good, like our planet who keeps giving us the ability to breathe, sustain and live no matter what we do to her. And like Demeter, whose unconditional love for her daughter, showed us the way of motherhood and parenthood.

Demeter mourning Persepone by Evelyn de Morgan, 1906

Demeter mourning Persephone
by Evelyn de Morgan, 1906

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Sacred Centre of Ancient Greece

Delphi was considered one of the most important religious sites in Ancient Greece. It was home to the Delphic Oracle called Pythia, from which all women who held that position were known. Pythia had the power of foresight, a gift given by Apollo but the problem was no one could understand what she was saying. Enter the Priests of Apollo, the only ones who could interpret the seer’s words. But before we continue let’s turn the clock back…

Theatre at Delphi

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