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1) Pythian. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...relating to Delphi, the temple of Apollo at Delphi, or its oracle. 2. Of or relating to the Pythian games. From Latin Pthius, from Greek Pthios, from Ptho, ancient...

2) Pythian games. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pythian games, (pith┤en) (KEY) , in ancient Greece, games held at Delphi every four years (the third of each Olympiad). They included musical, literary, and athletic...

3) Pythian games. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A pan-Hellenic festival of athletic tournaments held every four years at Delphi in honor of the god Apollo....

4) Pythia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pythia, see Pythian games....

5) Pythic. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Pythian....

6) Dramatis PersonŠ. Aeschylus. 1909-14. The Furies. The Harvard Classics
... The Pythian Priestess The Ghost of Clytemnestra Athena Apollo Orestes Chorus of Furies Attendants of Athena Twelve Athenian Citizens The Scene of the Drama is the...

7) Laurel. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Greeks gave a wreath of laurels to the victor in the Pythian games, but the victor in the Olympic games had a wreath of wild olives, the victor in the Neme an...

8) Lines 1-399. Aeschylus. 1909-14. The Furies. The Harvard Classics
...The Temple at Delphi THE PYTHIAN PRIESTESS FIRST, in this prayer, of all the gods I name The prophet-mother Earth; and Themis next, Second who sat—for so with truth...

9) 3673. Alexander Pope. 1688-1744. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...Pope (1688–1744) QUOTATION: Life is not to be bought with heaps of gold: Not all Apollo s Pythian treasures hold, Or Troy once held, in peace and pride of sway, Can...

10) Pythag'oras. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...from the first two syllables of his name; but he was called Pytha-goras because the Pythian oracle predicted his birth. 1 Pythagoras, generally called The Longhaired...

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