Delphi: a History of the Centre of the Ancient World by Michael Scott – Review

13 xAs it is written in the Law of Moses, all this calamity has come upon us; yet we have not entreated the favor of the Lord our God, cturning from our iniquities and gaining insight by your truth. There was therefore great excitement when, in the early years of the 21st century, geologists discovered that the temple was built over a faultline that would have allowed methane, ethane and ethylene to reach the surface through cracks in the rock, a heady mix in a confined space, which may partially account for the large number of fires that periodically devastated the sanctuary as well as for lines such as these: “Smell of a strong-shelled tortoise to my senses has come / Boiling in bronze with lamb’s flesh” – an augury that correctly divined what King Croesus was cooking up at that very moment in distant Lydia and earning thereby his lucrative admiration.

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