delos

 …Apollo and Artemis, twin siblings, were born under a palm-tree on Delos . This divine association had the effect of supercharging this tiny outcrop into the most sacred place in the [...]

Delos – general

GeneralApollo and Artemis, twin siblings, were born under a palm-tree on Delos . One of the peculiarities of the Greek pantheon of gods is an unexpected specificity about their origin or place of [...]

Delos – history

History of the Island and its festivals Early history and geography In common with a number of other places in the Greek world, Delos was also called Ortygia, or ‘Quail Island’, in remote [...]

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