The Three Graces - daughters of Zeus. Aglaia (Brightness) symbolised by brightly coloured buttrtflies, Euphrosyne (Joyfulness) symbolised by the joyful sound of birdsong and Thalia (Bloom) symbolised by a headdress of flowers. I <3 this painting.
The Oracle of Delphi is one of the earliest stories in classical antiquity of prophetic abilities. The Pythia, the priestess presiding over the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi, was believed to be able to deliver prophecies inspired by Apollo during rituals beginning in the 8th century BC.