History of Pythian Games

Pythian Games are known to be part of the four Pan-Hellenic Games in Delphi in ancient times. There are evidences of the competitions took place every four years in athletics, theatre, music, poetry, and painting to praise the god Apollo in the year 394 A.D. before Theodosius, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire banned all Pan-Hellenic Games. The competition of the arts was a symbol of peace and took place in ancient Greece around 582 BC and each year before the Olympic Games. These games have similar importance in the society and the organizers declare Delphi Peace accord before the beginning of the games for six months. Delphi became the meeting place on neutral place for networking and resolving conflicts and a place of contributions in the field of art, culture, cultural heritage and education over many years.

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To Reflect
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