Photo of the day

Recent National Geographic photo of the day:

Picture of Greek ruins at sunset

Ruins of Worship

Photograph by Vincent J. Musi, Archaeological Site of Delphi

In Greece, twilight bathes the ruins of the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia at Delphi and its tholos, a circular building. Pilgrims may have offered sacrifices here before consulting the oracle of Delphi at the nearby temple of Apollo.

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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