Delphi: Quiz


Question 1:

Question 2: After the ________, the Greek cities extinguished their fires and brought new fire from the hearth of Greece, at Delphi; in the foundation stories of several Greek colonies, the founding colonists were first dedicated at Delphi.
Second Persian invasion of GreeceBattle of MycaleGreco-Persian WarsBattle of Plataea

Question 3:
What type is thing is Delphi?
Dinner Theatre

Question 4:
What is the metropolitican population of Delphi?

Question 5: Also ________ was a significant factor by his presence as a chief priest.
DemosthenesPlutarchPlatoAlexander the Great

Question 6: The Delphic Sibyl was a legendary prophetic figure who was said to have given prophecies at Delphi shortly after the ________.
OdysseusReturns from TroyGreek mythologyTrojan War

Question 7: In Greek mythology, Delphi was the site of the Delphic oracle, the most important oracle in the classical Greek world, and a major site for the worship of the god ________ after he slew the Python, a deity who lived there and protected the navel of the Earth.

Question 8: Delphi (Greek Δελφοί, [ðelˈfi][1]) is both an archaeological site and a modern town in ________ on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis.

Question 9: The Etruscans coming from northern ________ also worshipped Apollo, and it may be that he was originally identical with Mesopotamian Aplu, an Akkadian title meaning "son", originally given to the plague God Nergal, son of Enlil.
TurkeyIstanbulTurkish peopleAnatolia

Question 10: However barbarian raids during the reign of Marcus Aurelius and removal of statues and other riches (in effect looting) by ________ caused it to decay.
MaxentiusMaximianConstantine IDiocletian

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