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It is only five miles to the cavern of the Pythia of Hindostan; the road runs through a jungle, but it is level and smooth.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
The priestess who delivered the oracles was called the Pythia, after the serpent Python, which was killed by Apollo.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens
When Alexander the Great came to consult the same oracle, the Pythia was disinclined to perform.The Humbugs of the World|P. T. Barnum
The cavity was approached with reverence; a tripod was placed over it; and a priestess or Pythia was appointed to preside.
The Pythia was obliged to prepare by fasts, sacrifices and purifications before she ascended the tripod.