The next summer the truce for a year ended, after lasting until the Pythian games.
Milo the invincible, victor at Pisa, and in the Pythian and Isthmian combats.
The Pythian recommended an alliance with their nearest neighbours.
The people believed that she was inspired by the Pythian Apollo.
And lastly there was an order issued to all the Thessalians to be ready for a campaign at the date of the Pythian games.
Let us sing the Pythian chant in honour of the god, and let Chaeris accompany our voices.
The voice, when it came out of the dimness, might have been that of the Pythian virgin oracle.
The despotism of the Pythian decisions was, however, tempered by their ambiguity.
Thus the chicken-stealing ended in a joke, and Pythian was one of the gayest at dinner that night.
Here the graduate is treated as a servant, and the writer of the letter assumes the Pythian, the truly oracular vein.