Amnesty for All, Satisfaction for Few: The plan to ‘draw a line’ beneath Northern Ireland’s Troubles

Author: Lachlan Forster Sub-editor: Charlotte Allan January 30th, 2022, marked the fiftieth anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’, in which a peaceful protest within the Northern Irish city of Derry descended into tragedy after soldiers of the British Parachute Regiment opened fire upon an unarmed crowd, hitting 26 and killing 14. It’s near unfathomable to think that… Continue reading Amnesty for All, Satisfaction for Few: The plan to ‘draw a line’ beneath Northern Ireland’s Troubles

Voice of the Apollo: The influence of the Delphic oracle on culture and politics of Greece in the 6th to 4th centuries BCE

Delphic Oracle

The oracle at Delphi, defined as both the response given to a question and the person (priestess) who gives the response, was believed to be the vessel through which the god Apollo spoke. By acting as the voice of the Gods, the oracle had a profound influence on the culture and politics of Greece, particularly during the height of the oracle’s power between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE.