By Barbara Kenda
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16 Burkert 1985: 117. 17 Roux 1976: 30. 18 Ibid: 29. 19 Ibid: 28. 20 Ibid: 141–2. 402 D-E) refutes the tradition that the waters of the Cassotis spring surge from the Styx. 44 Chasma gês 21 Parke and Wormell 1956: 30–1. 22 Amandry 2000: 20. 23 Roux 1976: 112–113. A description of the sanctuary of Trophonios is found in Pausanias, IX, 39, 5–14. 24 Parke and Wormell 1956: 10. 25 Roux 1976: 27. 26 Aeschylus, Eumenides, 39–40. The implications of this passage with regard to the layout of the adyton are discussed in Roux 1976: 101–102.
53 But for this single attestation, however, the serpent does not otherwise figure in the mythology and historical records at Delphi. By contrast, snakes figure prominently in Asklepian sanctuaries, and especially Epidauros. 54 The significance here of the serpent goes beyond a mere epiphany of a deity or chthonic spirits, and links the patient with primitive, earthly healing processes. As one modern psychotherapist observes: Snakes are a common symbol of transcendence – the emergence from darkness into light.
23 Roux 1976: 112–113. A description of the sanctuary of Trophonios is found in Pausanias, IX, 39, 5–14. 24 Parke and Wormell 1956: 10. 25 Roux 1976: 27. 26 Aeschylus, Eumenides, 39–40. The implications of this passage with regard to the layout of the adyton are discussed in Roux 1976: 101–102. 27 Roux 1976: 134–135, figs. 7 and 8. 452ff. A discussion is found in Brewster 1997: 38–39. 29 Graves 1960: 78, proposes that Daphne was in fact a priestess of Mother Earth. 30 Parke and Wormell 1956: 26.