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Pythia: Oracle Priestess in the House of Snakes

The Oracle of Delphi is probably the most famous oracle in the world. Delphic prophecies shaped political and spiritual life in cradle of modern civilization and helped define the course of history. At the height of Greek civilization, no important decision was undertaken without consulting at Delphi. Wealthy patrons paid a fortune for the chance […]

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Coatlicue: Aztec Lady of the Serpent

Coatlicue is an Aztec diety that represents Mother Earth. Pronounced “koh-at-lee-kway” in the Nahuatl language, Coatlicue translates to “the one with the skirt of serpents”, or more literally, “snakes-her-skirt”. This Earth goddess was important in Aztec society as a goddess with many different associations and interpretations. She is known by many other names such as Teteoinan or Teteo […]

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