delphi - Computer Definition
(1) A multi-device development system from Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. that generates native apps for Windows, Mac and iOS. Introduced by Borland in 1995 and based on the object-oriented version of Pascal (Object Pascal), Delphi provides visual programming tools that generate executable programs. Delphi supports all the major databases.
(2) (Delphi Consulting Group, Boston, MA, www.delphigroup.com) The leading consulting organization in document management and workflow. Founded in 1987 by Thomas Koulopoulos, it provides consulting services, publications and inhouse and public seminars on the subjects. In 2004, Delphi became a wholly-owned division of Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX, but was taken private once again by founder Koulopoulos in mid-2007.
(3) See also Delphi Forums.
- The Phocians, led by two capable generals, Philomelus and Onomarchus, replied by seizing Delphi and using its riches to hire a mercenary army.
- At Delphi he erected a great group in bronze including the figures of Apollo and Athena, several Attic heroes, and Miltiades the general.
- He joined the Illyrians in an attempt to plunder the temple of Delphi, pillaged the temple of Caere on the Etruscan coast, and founded several military colonies on the Adriatic. In the Peloponnesian War he espoused the side of the Spartans, and assisted them with mercenaries.
- During the excavations on the Acropolis at Athens, terminated in 1888, many potsherds of the Mycenaean style were found; but Olympia had yielded either none, or such as had not been recognized before being thrown away, and the temple site at Delphi produced nothing distinctively Aegean.
- Moreover the Dorian population of Delphi constantly strove to establish its independence and about 590 B.C. induced a coalition of Greek states to proclaim a "Sacred War" and free the oracle from Phocian supervision.