The second, a riff on the classical injunction from the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, is “Know thy ancestors, know thyself.”
Not surprisingly, Delphi hit the wall early, entering Chapter 11 in the fall of 2005.
He bade his messenger ask the oracle at Delphi what he was doing while they were inquiring.
He accordingly left Sparta, saying that he was going to consult the oracle at Delphi.
Olympus among the Greeks was made the centre of the earth, and afterwards the temple of Delphi.
Agamedes and Trophonius, the builders of the temple of Apollo at Delphi.
Delphi replied: The god would give no answer till the temple was rebuilt.
Ctesippus said: Quite so, Euthydemus, that is to say, if he who drinks is as big as the statue of Delphi.
Later, Praxiteles made of her a statue of gold, which was set up at Delphi between those of two kings.
For I shall adduce to you the god at Delphi as a witness of my wisdom, if I have any, and of what it is.