Delphi and the Spanish empire

Michael Scott describes the history of Delphi, home to the famous Ancient Greek oracle, while Hugh Thomas discusses the Spanish empire during the reign of Philip II


Classical historian Michael Scott delves into the remarkable history of Delphi, the site of a renowned oracle in Ancient Greece and a place that was visited by many leading figures in the Greek and Roman worlds. Plus we speak to Hugh Thomas, who has just completed the third volume of his trilogy of books on the Spanish empire, about how Spain managed to rule vast territories during the 16th century