The most famous pronouncement by the Oracle was given to King Croesus who sought advice on whether he should go to war against the Persians. He asked for advice on whether or not he should attack Persia.
I count the grains of sand on the beach and measure the sea; I understand the speech of the dumb and hear the voiceless.
The prophesy continued that if Croesus crossed a river, he would destroy a mighty empire.
My husband liked the stones above and below that he photographed--evidence of the construction techniques there.
This final photo is of a treasury--all along the road leading to the temple of Apollo were treasuries, where priests collected money.
The statues are in a small museum there, and are pieces that were found nearby. The charioteer, with the amazing close-up of his face showing eye-lashes, would have raced in a stadium at the very top of the site.