Posted in Apology Letters When you have caused a problem while in a courtroom, an apology letter to court can go a long ways to fix the problem. Whether you are a witness, lawyer, judge or defendant, if you have acted inappropriately in the court, you should send a letter. It will begin to fix any of the problems caused by your actions.
For a suitable donation, a question could be put to the Pythia and an answer obtained from Apollo. Since the words of the Pythia were hard to understand, the priests attending her wrote up the answer in verse and delivered it to the petitioner.
The answers were legendarily obscure or ambiguous -- the source of the modern of meaning of "oracular," which is precisely to be obscure or ambiguous. One example of the kinds of answers Delphi gave occurred when King Croesus of Lydiaof legendary wealth, sought advice on the attack against Persia he was contemplating.
But he was a cautious ruler, and sent a question to Delphi, asking what would happen if he attacked the Persians. Delphi already had such a reputation. The answer that the Pythia delivered was that if Croesus attacked Cyrus, "a great kingdom will fall.
He had no idea who he was dealing with, and was defeated very swiftly indeed. Lydia became part of Persia in The former king was sent home to live in retirement, where he had the leisure to write back to Delphi and complain that he had been misled. The priests answered his letter, telling him that what they had said was perfectly accurate.
A great kingdom had indeed fallen, namely his. Croesus might have worried which kingdom the god had referred to. Another example came when the Persians invaded Greece in King Xerxes wished to avenge the defeat of his father, Darius, at the battle of Marathon in I had a student once who worked at the "Phidippides Sports Center," a sports supply store in Encino, California.
This was named after the messenger who is supposed to have run back to Athens to report the defeat of the Persians.
Unfortunately, Phidippides dropped dead once he had blurted out, "Victory is ours. The distance of a Marathon run is As it happens, the distance from Marathon to Athens is more like 19 miles 30 km. Indeed, Phidippides may not have done the run at all.
He or "Philippides" is mentioned by Herodotus as running to Sparta from Athens before the battle to ask for helpbut there is no account of the run from Marathon for many centuries.
Others fled the city. Unfortunately, after the Persians had flanked and eliminated the Spartans atThermopylae "Hot gates," i. Athens, however, had just built a new fleet, under the command of Themistocles. He figured that the "walls of wood" meant the ships and that he should try and bring the Persians to action.
He drew them into an attack in the narrow waters between the island of Salamis where most Athenians had fled and the mainland. Here the large Persian fleet could not deploy to advantage, and the Athenians started getting the better of the fight.
Xerxes, observing from a headland, was apoplectic. Now, without a dangerous and humiliating march overland, his army was stranded in Greece, short of supplies. The Greeks allowed for the attrition of a whole year, and then the Spartans attacked and destroyed the remaining Persian force at Plataea, in Themistocles had interpreted the Oracle correctly.
This was the last Persian effort to invade Greece. Despite the leadership of the Spartans, the key to victory had been in the Athenian fleet.Looking at an example of a written apology letter to a supervisor for being late to a client meeting may be helpful for when it’s time to write your own letter: Sample Apology Letter to an Employer for Tardiness (Text Version).
GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Dayton King agreed to write a letter of apology and shake the hand of a onetime political opponent to resolve a misdemeanor charge that accused him of sharing the personnel.
Jul 04, · Apology letter showing Remorse for Assault Writing a remorse letter for an assault is one of the most difficult sorry letters to create, it must both satisfy the emotional and legal intent to appease all parties involved.
With immense self realization, I have brought together all the strength to write this apology letter. Sir, I am writing this letter with a dual purpose. Firstly, I want to apologize for stealing the stock from the godown the past week and secondly, I would like to thank . "Sanctions are very, very serious to careers and reputations," the judge said.
The letters are to also include an apology to attorney Johnny Patterson of the Houston firm Walker Patterson. LETTER: Court Ordered Apology. April 15, By vrobison Leave a Comment. Officer Estes: I put a lot of thought into how I would write my apology to you.
There’s only so many ways to do so. I am extremely appalled in myself, the way I talked to you was inexcusable. I am sorry Officer Estes, to your family as well for my irresponsible.