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 Delphi - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Delphi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
in the sanctuary of the goddess Athena, at Delphi, Greece.
Delphi was home to the oracle of Apollo and the most important temple in the Greek world.
Having been sent to Delphi with a large sum of gold for distribution among the citizens, he was so provoked at their covetousness that he refused to divide the money, and sent it back to his master.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Delphi   (355 words)

  
 Delphi, Greek Mythology Link.
Delphi is a city of Phocis in mainland Greece that lies in the vale of the river Pleistus, and is shut on one side by Mount Parnassus.
The celebrated city of Delphi, which on account of its oracle, received countless visits during many years, was originally called Pytho, and was still called so at the time of the Trojan War, when it was held by Epistrophus 1 and Schedius 1, sons of Iphitus 2, son of Naubolus 1, or of Hippasus 3.
It was the oracle at Delphi which gave Orestes 2 leave to kill his mother and her lover, and later, when he was pursued by the ERINYES, the oracle advised him to sail to Tauris in order to get rid of his mental disorder.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Delphi.html   (3742 words)

  
 Ancient Site of Delphi, Peloponnese, Greece
Delphi is known as the center of worship for the god Apollo, son of Zeus, who embodied moral discipline and spiritual clarity.
The oracle of Delphi was a spiritual experience whereby the spirit of Apollo was asked for advice on critical matters relating to people's lives or affairs of the state.
The center of Delphi is the Sanctuary of Apollo, on the southern tip of the mountain slope.
www.magicaljourneys.com /Delphi   (1268 words)

  
 Delphi -- History and Mythology
Delphi owed its international prominence to the famous oracle of the god Apollo, who foretold the future through his priestess, known as the Pythia.
Although most of the mythology associated with Delphi is connected with Apollo, he was not its first inhabitant; this distinction belonged to either Gaia/Ge (the Earth goddess) or Themis (another primordial goddess).
Delphis is also the Greek word for "womb" (that distinguishes the dolphin as a mammal from other sea-creatures), and this is probably also connected with the ancient conception of Delphi as being the center of the world.
iam.classics.unc.edu /loci/del/16_hist.html   (1185 words)

  
 Greece Travel: Delphi
Delphi in ancient times was considered the center of the known world, the place where heaven and earth met.
The town of Delphi sits on the edge of a cliff and despite the number of tourists and the abundance of tourism oriented businesses, this is still a very remarkable place to be.
In my opinion the oracle at Delphi poses an interesting question which every person should ask himself during the visit, unless he is just going there to see old buildings, or because it was on a list of somebody's list of things to do in Greece.
greecetravel.com /delphi   (1290 words)

  
 Delphi
Every fourth year laurel was taken from Tempe to Delphi, which became the prize in the form of a crown worn by the victors of the Pythian Games.
Delphi was also known as the center of the world, the Omphalos, a carved symbol of prophetic arts and also represented the "navel of the world".
In Delphi the east pediment of the Siphnian Treasure House, which is now in the Delphi Museum, shows the struggle between Heracles and Apollo, and Athena acting as go between.
www.pantheon.org /articles/d/delphi.html   (1059 words)

  
 DELPHI - LoveToKnow Article on DELPHI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Site.The site of Delphi was occupied by the modern village of Castri until it was bought by the French government in 1891, and the peasant proprietors expropriated and transferred to the new village of Castri, a little farther to the west.
Delphi also contained the Omphalos, a sacred stone bound with fillets, supposed to mark the centre of the earth.
The oracle at Delphi was asserted by tradition to have existed before the introduction of the Apolline worship and to have belonged to the goddess Earth (Ge or Gaia).
www.1911ency.org /D/DE/DELPHI.htm   (3297 words)

  
 Delphi programming language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Delphi is a programming language, first introduced in the Borland Delphi Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
These can get Delphi code running in ways not possible with Delphi (such as supporting different operating systems, free distribution and educational use, and allowing examination of the compiler source) and allow for some vendor independence.
Virtual Pascal is a x86 32-bit Turbo Pascal and Delphi compatible compiler mainly aimed at OS/2 and Windows, though it developed a DOS+Extender and an experimental Linux cross-compiler too.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Delphi_programming_language   (1176 words)

  
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Delphi's bankruptcy filing on Saturday brought to clear focus long-standing fears that the U.S. automotive industry was doomed to follow airlines and steel mills by slashing formerly robust wages and retirement plans.
Delphi plans to present contract proposals to its unions next week, but wants to continue negotiations through the end of the year to try to reach an agreement, Butler said.
Delphi plans to ask the court to approve the executive compensation plan at a hearing later in October.
today.reuters.com /business/newsArticle.aspx?type=basicIndustries&storyID=nN11477504   (745 words)

  
 Delphi programming language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Delphi language, formerly known as Object Pascal, is a derivative of Pascal, with object-oriented extensions.
The main distinguishing features of Delphi and Kylix from other IDEs are the Delphi language, the VCL/CLX (Visual Component Library), strong emphasis on database connectivity, and a large number of third party components.
InnerFuse is a Delphi interpreter for embedding in applications.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Delphi_programming_language#Pros_and_cons   (1176 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Delphi files Chapter 11 after union, GM talks break down   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Delphi will ask a judge to void its labor contracts if it cannot reach agreement on wage and benefit concessions from its unions by mid-December, the company says in court papers.
Delphi says it will file motions on Dec. 16 to void the contracts and eliminate retiree health and life insurance benefits.
With $28.6 billion in revenue last year, Delphi is nearly as large on an inflation-adjusted basis as Chrysler was in 1979 when it asked for — and received — a federal bailout to keep it in business.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/manufacturing/2005-10-08-delphibankruptcy_x.htm?csp=26   (937 words)

  
 The Tholos Temple
Regarding the omphalos, one legend tells that the original stone, now lost, was a large meteorite fallen from the sky in deepest antiquity, while another legend says it was the first physical object to emerge on dry land after the waters of the Deluge had settled.
Delphi was abandoned to the elements and gradually fell into ruins.
The 'spearing' of the serpent may be interpreted as the marking of the energy beam point (a small area of concentrated energy at a power place) with a spear of stone and also the symbol of the masculine usurpation of a feminine deity shrine.
www.sacredsites.com /europe/greece/tholos_temple_delphi.html   (1778 words)

  
 Delphi Lodge Connemara Ireland Country House Accommodation
Delphi Lodge is a delightful 1830s country house offering top-quality accommodation in one of the most spectacular settings in Ireland.
The food at Delphi Lodge is highly praised, with Cliodhna Prendergast and her team producing dinners that are both interesting and delicious.
Note that Delphi should not be confused with the nearby Mountain Resort and Spa or with the Delphi Adventure Centre, which call themselves Delphi but which are nothing to do with the Delphi estate.
www.delphilodge.ie   (545 words)

  
 Welcome to Delphi University & Spiritual Center
Founded by Patricia Hayes in 1974, Delphi is the place for those seeking to discover, develop, enhance, and refine their spiritual gifts and abilities, as well as to grow, transform, and heal themselves.
The natural beauty of Delphi is as magnificent and pleasant as the rushing white waters that surround us or the beauty and majesty of the nature that cradles and inspires us.
Delphi is a place where students become teachers and create a world of harmony, compassion, wisdom, and love.
www.delphi-center.com   (401 words)

  
 Delphi
For many centuries the voice of Delphi, the most important sanctuary, was the absolute guiding power to the Greeks.
Delphi, a religious and cultural center, imposed for the first time in human history international law, prohibiting the execution of prisoners of war or the pollution the waters of wells and destruction of aqueducts.
Delphi influenced Greece not only religiously, but in education and literature, in art and trade and mainly on colonization.
www.sikyon.com /Delphi/delphi_eg.html   (213 words)

  
 fUSION Anomaly. Delphi
Of or relating to Delphi, the temple of Apollo at Delphi, or its oracle.
Pindar says that the Pythian priestess at Delphi was known as the Delphic Bee, and her emblematic bee appeared on Delphic coins.
For instance, the earthquake that destroyed the Delphi temple in 373 BC may have caused one of the most powerful breaks along the east-west fault, Piccardi proposes in his paper.
fusionanomaly.net /delphi.html   (1090 words)

  
 Delphi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The sacred spring of Delphi lies in the ravine of the Phaedriades.
The Gymnasium was a complex of buildings used by the youths of Delphi for their education and practice.
It was constructed in two levels: on the upper was a stoa and a free open space used for running practice, and on the lower was the palaestra, the pool and the baths (thermae).
www.culture.gr /2/21/211/21110a/e211ja01.html   (897 words)

  
 TechiWarehouse - Delphi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Delphi is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) developed by Borland International, Inc. Delphi is a powerful, high-productivity application development environment that makes next-generation e-business development a snap.
Delphi is similar to Visual Basic from Microsoft., but where as Visual Basic is based on the BASIC programming language, Delphi is based on Pascal.
Delphi Tutorial - This is a Delphi tutorial that was probably made in a hap-hazard way but from what we gauge, its right on the money.
www.techiwarehouse.com /Delphi   (366 words)

  
 Free Delphi Programming, Freebyte's Guide to
With Delphi you can without much effort create small yet powerful Windows applications, which do not need to be installed, do not depend on Active X controls, or special dlls.
Delphi allows fast and high-level/abstract programming, like Java and Visual Basic, but you can also use it to code at a lower/more fundamental level, like you can do with Visual C++.
Delphi is based on the Pascal programming language making it ideal for educational purposes as well.
www.freebyte.com /programming/delphi   (2583 words)

  
 Perseus Site: Delphi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The recognition of Delphi and the fame of its oracle extended beyond the borders of the Greek world and gave the sanctuary an international standing, whereas the rival sanctuary of Olympia had a more national Greek character.
Tradition and myth, however, report that the site at Delphi, originally called Pytho, was first sacred to Poseidon and Ge (Mother Earth) and that an oracle presided near a cave inhabited by Python, the serpent son of Ge.
J.H. Middleton, "The Temple of Apollo at Delphi," JHS 9 (1888) 282ff.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /cgi-bin/siteindex?entry=Delphi   (1533 words)

  
 Nick's Delphi Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Delphi 2006 traveling road show will be stopping in the Twin Cities on 14 March 2006 from 0900 -1200.
But then again, if you use Delphi under the table to produce a solution twice as fast for half the cost, then maybe Delphi won't be under the table for long.
Holger Flick is a rising star in the Delphi community, a really nice guy, and, despite being from Germany, a big baseball fan.
www.lemanix.com /nick   (4501 words)

  
 Auto industry rocked by Delphi bankruptcy - Automotive - MSNBC.com
Now, Saturday's filing by auto parts maker Delphi signals that the U.S. auto industry has arrived at the same crossroads with its work force: agree to out-of-court concessions, or face the prospect of court-ordered cuts in wages, benefits and pensions.
At stake is billions of dollars owed Delphi’s work force, including wages, benefits and pension payments — some of which GM agreed to take on when it spun off Delphi to fend for itself.
Delphi's retirees face similar cuts if the company follows the lead of steel companies and airlines that have successfully used the bankruptcy courts to offload their pension obligations to the federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, an agency set up in 1974 that is funded by contributions from premiums paid by companies.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/9644882   (772 words)

  
 Delphi News
Information received Tuesday indicates Delphi officials want to consolidate work being done at the Lockport Buildings Number 8 and 9, moving it to Building 7 at the Upper Mountain Road complex.
Hourly workers at Delphi Corp. have taken their lumps, but there's one they may not mind accepting -- a lump sum.
In area, Sandusky factory also for sale by parts firm Delphi Corp.'s instrument panel plant in Adrian is more likely to attract a buyer than the auto supplier's other area factory, but both may wind up being...
www.topix.net /com/dph   (576 words)

  
 O'Reilly -- Kylix is Coming! Delphi and C++ Builder Invade Linux
Delphi is a rapid application development (RAD) environment, powered by a modern, object-oriented programming language and an extensible, component-based architecture.
Kylix is Borland's code name for a large project that involves porting Delphi and C++ Builder to Linux, working with tool and component builders to make sure third-party support is in place when the products ship, and getting the word out that rapid application development is coming to Linux.
You can even extend Delphi with a wizard written in C++ Builder or vice versa, so third-party developers can use their language of choice and distribute their products to all Kylix users.
www.oreilly.com /news/kylix_0800.html   (2195 words)

  
 Delphi Central provider of Delphi programming tutorials
Delphi tutorials are a great way to share Delphi programming knowledge amongst the Delphi community.
We have been given permission to republish some Delphi components by a company that one of us was a director for, we currently have 3 Delphi components available for download with full source code.
Delphi is a trademark of Borland International, Inc.
www.delphi-central.com   (299 words)

  
 Borland® Delphi™ Roadmap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Delphi was originally envisioned as a next-generation visual development environment for Windows based on Borland's Object Pascal programming language and building upon the success of the popular Turbo Pascal IDE.
For the last ten years, Delphi has continued to help developers take advantage of new technologies, from multi-tier Internet computing to Web services and Model-Driven Architecture (MDA), in a consistent visual environment and with the same tradition of superior connectivity as the original Delphi.
There will be ongoing work for Win32 Delphi and Win32 C++ (such as unit testing and additional refactorings) but the most of the new work in Highlander will be focused on.NET 2.0.
bdn.borland.com /article/0,1410,33383,00.html   (1057 words)

  
 Delphi and Pascal Programming Tutorials Table of Contents
If you decide to jump in at a more advanced level, and things are not clear, it might be an idea to skim the level one topics if only to learn about my way of expressing the concepts.
Delphi Land- Festra- Delphi tutorial, tips, source code.
Delphi Apostle- Matlus Site with straightforward tutorials dealing mostly with building using Delphi 6 Enterprise.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/TK_Boyd/Tut.htm   (2915 words)

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