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    Delphi

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    of Delphi ?Zeus according to the Greek legend once wished to determine the exact centre of the earth.? So he released two eagles from opposite ends of the world.? Flying towards each other they met precisely over Delphi.?[1]? So, according to this legend and historians, Delphi was known as the center of the world to the Ancient Greeks, starting in the 6th century BCE.? ? Excavations have shown that the Mycenaeans (in Greece from 1600-1200 BCE) were probably the first to inhabit Delphi in

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    Delphi Trances

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    The priestess at the temple of Delphi was considered very important in ancient society. Since she was given trances from Apollo, many believed she could interpret dreams and give insight into the future for her visitors and the public as a whole. There are several concepts about the cause of these trances and most of them relate to the concept of petrochemicals or other environmental factors. Other researchers believe that these trances did not occur at all, all of which are supported by research

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    Apollo's Oracle at Delphi

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    The Oracle of Apollo at Delphi is shrouded in myth and mystery, but one thing is certain, their prophetic influence stretched far and wide and was detrimental in shaping Greece. Neither war nor boundary was determined without conferring the Delphic Oracle first. The Oracle of Apollo was held in high regard by the likes of "Plutarch, Plato, Aristotle, and Diodorus" (Broad 10). The Trojan War and Theban War were in part responses to the Oracle's forecasts (Fontenrose 4). The Delphic Oracle shaped

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    Prophecy and Geology: What Really Happened at Delphi For centuries, the people of ancient Greece would travel far and wide to seek the advice of the Oracle at Delphi, a woman believed to be blessed with the power of foresight by the Olympian God, Apollo. She was known to go down to her temple and breathe in “sacred vapors” (Broad, 2002) before speaking her prophecies. What was actually happening was that she was breathing in petrochemicals, vapors that can cause visions and a feeling of euphoria

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    Research Methodology: Delphi Technique

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    The Delphi technique is a tool that is used in many areas of study. According to (Nworie, 2011) the Delphi Technique is a research methodology which is used to extract, collect, and determine the opinions of a panel of experts from a given field. This tool is used to seek consensus from the experts and then be able to make predictions or decisions based on the experts’ opinions of the panelists involved in the study. This research methodology is considered to be of importance as it is based on the

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    possible solutions for known problems. The Delphi and quasi-experimental studies provide examples of research performed in library science. The Delphi Study The Delphi study was developed by The RAND Corporation in the 1950s for the Air Force and was primarily used to forecast future events based on expert opinions (Wildemuth, 2009). Delphi studies provide an alternative to the traditional round-table type discussion (Cypher & Gant, 1971). The Delphi design depends on three components: anonymity

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    Prince Court Medical Centre, Pharmacy Department would be the workplace of my choice to conduct the application of The Delphi Technique on its current Real-Life Situation. The policies that were created in the Pharmacy Department has a distinct variance between how it was structured during the formation of the hospital 8 years ago against its relevance towards its application in the current environment. 18 would be selected as key representatives of the Pharmacy Department comprising of the Operational

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    Oracles

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    predict the future and fortell the fortune of the citizen and help bring solutions and other answers the citizen seeks. The most famous oracle in ancient Greece, and perhaps the most popular oracle was the oracle of Delphi, Pythia. Pythia was the oracle of Delphi, and the people of Delphi believed that the god Apollo presented her with the gift of oracular powers; such as fortelling the future and providing answers or advice to the people. Other myths propose that the god Apollo would be in the body

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    ambiguousness of the answers, the Ancient Greeks still relied heavily on the Oracles to make important life decisions. Though Apollo and Zeus had other Oracles in Ancient Greece, Apollo’s Oracle at Delphi was the most famous and important Oracle in Ancient Greece. The Delphic oracle was located in the city of Delphi. “It was believed [that] Apollo … spoke through the mouth of an inspired woman known as the Pythia, who in turn conveyed the message to a priest, who relayed it to the person who had made the

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    attempts to defy the gods, consequently Sophocles says that prophecies from the gods of someone's fate should not be ignored. Prophecies from the Oracle of Delphi are told to King Laius and Queen Jocasta, and to Oedipus. Sophocles says that prophecies from the gods of someone's fate should not be ignored when King Laius went to the Oracle of Delphi and received a prophecy that his child, Oedipus, was going to kill him and marry his wife, Jacosta. " Shepherd - No! No! I said it before--I gave him

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