The first traces of inhabitation in Delphi go back to around the 14th to 11th century B.C. when the deity worshiped in Delphi was mother earth Gaia or ‘Ge’. However, from the 11th to 9th century B.C. the worship of Apollo became established at Delphi and in the following centuries ancient
Delphi took shape with the construction of a temple to Apollo and Athena, and a theater and a sports stadium since these were important parts of the Greek Civilisation and Religion. Delphi became known throughout the known world as the home of Greek God APOLLO and his famous Oracle, a spiritual experience whereby the spirit of Phoebus Apollo was asked for advice on critical matters relating to people’s lives and affairs of state.
James who has lived more than 12 years in Delphi offers spititual guidance and help to people who ask for it by arranging to meet pilgrims who come here to Delphi. He was inteviewed about his work in 2007 and this is what he had to say:
An interview with James - Some questions