Astronomy and the Oracle of Delphi

This is (what I hope is) the final ver­sion of the Delphi present­a­tion. It briefly cov­ers the ground that formed the basis for Knowing when to con­sult the oracle at Delphi. There’s more unpub­lished mater­ial, but rather than try­ing to pro­duce Delphi II, I’m going to make it part of the forth­com­ing Calendrical Calibration paper.


When he's not tired, fixing his car or caught in train delays, Alun Salt works part-time for the Annals of Botany weblog. His PhD was in ancient science at the University of Leicester, but he doesn't know Richard III.