The next summer the truce for a year ended, after lasting until the Pythian Games.
The plunder of the town was sold to defray the expenses of the Pythian Games.
And lastly there was an order issued to all the Thessalians to be ready for a campaign at the date of the Pythian Games.
As the time for the Pythian Games had now come round, Demetrius took upon himself to make a most startling innovation.
Sosicles of Coronea having at the Pythian Games won the prize from all the poets, gave us an entertainment.
He early learned the art of wrestling, and became so great a proficient that he took part in the Isthmian and Pythian Games.
The spoils of Cirrha were employed by the victorious allies in founding the Pythian Games.
Then, with the growing prominence of the Pythian Games we come upon a new stage of national development.
He held a priesthood at Delphi, with some charge over the oracle and a stewardship at the Pythian Games.
The Olympic and Pythian Games continued always to be the most venerated solemnities in Greece.