Pindar, Pythia, ix.
She is the heroine of two plays of Euripides, and of many other tragedies which have been lost (see also Pindar, Pythia xi.
6; Quintus Smyrnaeus ii.; Pindar, Pythia, vi.
1; Pindar, Pythia, v.
After purification he was sent by the Pythia to serve Eurystheus.
He consulted the Pythia about a cure for the consequent madness, but she declined to answer him.
The Pythia then sent him to serve the Lydian queen Omphale.
Being unable to find suitors for the other daughters, Danaus offered them in marriage to the youths of the district who proved themselves victorious in racing contests (Pindar, Pythia, ix.
According to an Athenian decree (380 B.C.) asses were sacrificed to Apollo at Delphi, and Pindar (Pythia, x.
3; Euripides, Heraclidae; Pindar, Pythia, ix.
Pindar (Pythia, i.
Zeus bound him on a fiery wheel, which rolls unceasingly through the air or (according to the later version) in the underworld (Pindar, Pythia, ii.
According to Pindar (Pythia, xi.
The chief festivals held in honour of Apollo were the Carneia, Daphnephoria, Delia, Hyacinthia, Pyanepsia, Pythia and Thargelia (see separate articles).