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A day in the life of the Oracle of Delphi - Mark Robinson


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As the sun rises over Delphi in 500 BCE, Aristonike hurries to the temple of Apollo where a single oracle known as the Pythia communicates Apollo’s will. Reserved only for women, this is the most important job in the city— and one that Aristonike will soon have to take on if city council officials decide she meets their standards. Mark Robinson outlines a day in the life of an Oracle-in-training.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Mark Robinson
  • Director WOW-HOW Studio
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist Veronica Horban
  • Animator Ilya Tkachenko
  • Art Director Liza Tarasova
  • Music André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires, João Mendes
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • WOW-HOW Studio Producer Tatyana Savranenko
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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