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11 Ibid: 113 12 Burkert 1985: 17. 13 Morford and Lenardon 2003: 231. See also Graves 1960: 80. 14 Homeric Hymn to Pythian Apollo, 363 (2002, Cambridge: Loeb Classical Library: 350). It is also possible that ‘Python’ is linked to the verb pynthanomai, which means ‘to ask’, or ‘inquire’. 15 Extreme depictions of the Pythia’s raving are found in Plutarch, Mor. 165–174 (“Finally possessing the Delphian breast Apollo never more abundantly invaded his priestess’s body. He expelled her former mind and bade her human nature yield her breast wholly to him.

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61 In the words of mythologist Jane Ellen Harrison: Asklepios himself then is a snake-daimon, twined round the omphalos of G(a). He is but the daimon of the fertility of the Earth. As such he never passes wholly to the upper air of the Olympians. 14). ” An ambassador, Q. Ogulnius, was sent to Epidauros in a trireme, and requested the sanctuary to send the god to Rome. As the Epidaurians considered their response, Ogulnius had a dream in which Asklepios told him: “I’ll journey with you across the open sea.

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