Pythian games

Mili, M. (2012) Pythian games. In: Bagnall, R. S. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9781444338386 (doi:10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah17481)

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Major Panhellenic contest, one of the four of the periodos (“circuit”), held at Delphi as part of the festival Pythia during the month Boukatios (August/September) and organized by the amphictyony, which took control of the sanctuary in the early sixth century bce.

Item Type:Book Sections (Encyclopaedia entry)
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mili, Dr Maria
Authors: Mili, M.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Classics
Published Online:26 October 2012

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