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Ivan Seeking Jul24-03 01:17 AM

When science meets religion at this ancient Greek
 
Questioning the Delphic Oracle

"DELPHIC ORACLE is shown inhaling vapors in this photographic interpretation, because new evidence supports ancient assertions that intoxicating gases were a source of her inspiration. In reality, the gases would have been invisible."

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?cha...AE80A84189EEDF

I, Brian Jul29-03 05:01 AM

Too many pop-ups and too long to load - try this way

http://www.comparative-religion.com/...read.php?t=128

Plutarch already described the fumes as being the source for the Delphic trances, some 2000 years ago.


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