sibyl

  1. a woman who tells fortunes
  2. (ancient Greece and Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet

Sibyl

priestess of Apollo who predicted the Trojan War and the fall of Troy at the hand of a Spartan woman (Helen); the Sibyl at Cumae guided Aeneas through the underworld (Aeneid).
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sibyl

[n] - a woman who tells fortunes 2. [n] - (ancient Greece and Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
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Sibyl

In Roman mythology, one of many priestesses who prophesied under a deity's direct inspiration; most notably the Sibyl of Cumae, near Naples. A priestess of Apollo, she guided
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Sibyl

Sib'yl noun [ Latin sibylla , Greek .............] 1. (Class. Antiq.) A woman supposed to be endowed with a spirit of prophecy. » The number of the sibyls is variously stated by different authors; but the opinion of Varro, that there were ten, is generally adopted. They dwelt ...
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sibyl

1. A woman supposed to be endowed with a spirit of prophecy. ... The number of the sibyls is variously stated by different authors; but the opinion of Varro, that there were ten, is generally adopted. They dwelt in various parts of Persia, Greece, and Italy. ... 2. A female fortune teller; a pythoness; a prophetess. 'An old highland sibyl.' ... Ori...
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sibyl

noun (ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
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Sibyl

• (n.) A woman supposed to be endowed with a spirit of prophecy. • (n.) A female fortune teller; a pythoness; a prophetess.
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Sibyl

prophetess in Greek legend and literature. Tradition represented her as a woman of prodigious old age uttering predictions in ecstatic frenzy, but ... [1 related articles]
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Sibyl

queen of the crusader state of Jerusalem (1186–90).[2 related articles]
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Sibyl

Sibyl is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Prophetess` Where is it used? The name Sibyl is mainly used In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Sibylla ( In Greek, Danish and In Swedish) Sybilla ( In German) Sybille ( In French) Sybil ( In English) Cybele ( In English) Cybill ( In English) See also In English: Sibilla In English: S...
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Sibyl

HMS Sibyl was a British Sealion Class submarine of 715 tons displacement launched during the early 1940's. She was armed with one 3-inch gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun; three machine-guns; six 21-inch torpedo tubes in the bow and one external 21 inch torpedo tube. She had a top speed of 14.5 knots surfaced and 10 knots submerged, could crash dive...
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Sibyl

[disambiguation] Sibyls were oracular women believed to possess prophetic powers in ancient Greece. Sibyl and Sybil may also refer to: ==People== ==Entertainment== === Titled works === === Characters === ==Other uses== ...
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sibyl

sibyl (sib'il) , in classical mythology and religion, prophetess. There were said to be as many as 10 sibyls, variously located and represented. The most famous was the Cumaean sibyl, described by Vergil in the Aeneid. When she offered Tarquin her prophetic writings, the so-called sibylline book...
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Sibyl

In Roman mythology, one of many priestesses who prophesied under a deity's direct inspiration; most notably the Sibyl of Cumae, near Naples. A priestess of Apollo, she guided Aeneas to Hades, and offered to sell nine collections of prophecies, the Sibylline Books, to the legendary king of Rome, Tarquinius Superbus. The price was too high, b...
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Sibyl

[oracle] This category identifies units of electrical inductance. ...
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Sibyl

The Sibyls were oracular women believed to possess prophetic powers in ancient Greece. The earliest Sibyls, ‘who admittedly are known only through legend,’ prophesied at certain holy sites, under the divine influence of a deity, originally—at Delphi and Pessinos—one of the chthonic deities. Later in antiquity, a number of sibyls are attest...
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