The Philosopher Priestess at Delphi

“Aristoxenus says that Pythagoras got most of his moral doctrines from the Delphic priestess, Themistoclea.” Diogenes Laertius, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers  Themistoclea was a sacred priestess at Delphi, the site of the revered Delphic oracle, the sanctuary dedicated to the great god, Apollo.  Apollo would speak by way of the sibyl or priestess…