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by William J. Broad
Of all the tales of ancient Greece, few capture the imagination as much.
Having been to Delphi this past week, this book did a great job of putting me in the frame of mind to appreciate the archaeological site . William J. Broad's THE ORACLE is a fascinating look at the science behind the Delphic Oracle
Having been to Delphi this past week, this book did a great job of putting me in the frame of mind to appreciate the archaeological site and to imagine what it might have been like. There's still a lot we don't know. Broad's THE ORACLE is a fascinating look at the science behind the Delphic Oracle.
The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets William J. Broad . Broad is a senior writer at The New York Times and with colleagues there has twice won the Pulitzer Prize as well as an Emmy.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. For three decades, he has covered topics ranging from biology and geology to astronomy and nuclear arms.
Publisher: Penguin Press.
Broad, William J. 2006. The Oracle: the lost secrets and hidden message of ancient Delphi. de Boer, Jelle Zeilinga, John Rigby Hale & Henry A. Spiller, 2006. The Delphic Oracle: a multidisciplinary defense of the gaseous vent theory. Clinical Toxicology 40 (2) 189–196. Lydia: an iron age kingdom in western Asia Minor.
Long before focus groups and computer modeling came into vogue, a woman (actually a succession of women) known as the Oracle of Delphi was the arbiter of choice for politicians and military planners in ancient Greece. No carnival fortune-teller, she was consulted on important matters of state, from questions of inheritance and taxation to issues of crime, government and war. The Delphic Oracle and her prophecies were extensively documented in classical texts, and so modern scholars have a pretty good idea of who she was and how she did her work.
027509) Broad, William J. The Oracle: The Lost . As such it is a form of divination. The most important oracles of Greek antiquity were Pythia, priestess to Apollo at Delphi, and the oracle of Dione and Zeus at Dodona in Epirus ISBN: 1594200815 (Delphian Oracle). New York: Penguin Press, 2006.
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Human mistress of the great god Apollo, the Oracle had the power to enter.
Of all the stories of life in ancient Greece, few capture the imagination as much as the Oracle of Delphi. Human mistress of the great god Apollo, the Oracle had the power to enter into ecstatic union with him and bring back his prophecies and counsel for all who came seeking answers.
William J. Broad (born March 7, 1951) is an American science journalist, author and a Senior Writer at The New York Times. New York: Penguin Press. ISBN 1-59420-081-5 Also. ISBN 978-1-59420-081-6. The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards (2012). New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4516-4142-4.