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Queer News Tonight presents a historic broadcast from the majestic Delphi, nestled in the Olympic Mountains, just two hours north of Athens. Explore the rich history and significance of this ancient site, renowned for its Oracle and connections to the gods of Mount Olympus.

In this episode: Delphi’s Oracle and Ancient Significance: Travel back 2,700 years to discover why Delphi was a sacred site for Greeks and Romans. Leaders sought the Oracle’s counsel on crucial decisions, believing it to be delivered from the gods. Delphi’s name originates from the she-serpent Delphyne, killed by the god Apollo. Archaeological Marvels: Witness over 1,000 classic Greek structures and ruins at Delphi, now designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Delphi Archaeological Museum, showcasing extraordinary Bronze Age artifacts. Temples and Altars: Delve into the history of the Temple of Apollo, constructed in the 4th century BC, and the impressive Altar of the Chians, an all-black marble structure dating back to the 5th century BC. Theater of Delphi: Uncover the secrets of the 4,500-seat Theater of Delphi, originally built in the 4th century BC and later expanded in AD 67 to welcome the Roman Emperor Nero. Nero’s association with male partners adds a fascinating layer to Delphi’s history. Literary Significance: Delphi plays a crucial role in ancient literature, featuring prominently in “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.” Oracle’s Prophecies: Gain insights into how the Oracle of Delphi operated, with a priestess providing prophecies from Apollo. The sacred rituals covered topics ranging from battles and health to wealth and even sexual encounters.

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