Greek sanctuaries Delphi.gif|right |thumb|300px| Delphi [left center is north of the Gulf of Corinth in central Greece.]]Delphi (Greek , ) (pronounce The name ''Delphi'' is pronounced, in
the English manner, as "Delf-eye" or in the Greek manner,
as "Delfee" depending on regional accent. The Greek spelling
transliterates as "Delphoi" (with "o" added). and dialectal forms '''Belphoi''' - Aeolian form, '''Dalphoi''' - Phocian form and [http://www.travel-to-delphi.com/page.php?id=3&back=delphi.php other Greek dialectal varieties]) is an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. Delphi was the site of the Delphic oracle, most important oracle in the classical Greek world, and it was a major site for the worship of the god Apollo. His sacred precinct in Delphi was a Panhellenic sanctuary, where every four years athletes from all over the Greek world competed in the Pythian Games.
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