Definition of Sibyl. Meaning of Sibyl. Synonyms of Sibyl

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Definition of Sibyl

Sibyl
Sibyl Sib"yl, n. [L. sibylla, Gr. ????.] 1. (Class. Antiq.) A woman supposed to be endowed with a spirit of prophecy. Note: 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.' --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Sibyl from wikipedia

- The sibyls were oracles in Ancient Greece. The earliest sibyls, according to legend, prophesied at holy sites. Their prophecies were influenced by divine...
- The ****aean Sibyl was the priestess presiding over the Apollonian oracle at ****ae, a Gr**** colony located near Naples, Italy. The word sibyl comes (via...
- Sibyl is a 2019 French comedy-drama film directed by Justine Triet and starring Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Gaspard Ulliel. It was selected...
- Sibyl Vane may refer to: Sibyl Vane, a main character of Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray Sibyl Vane, a main character in Vladimir Nabokov's...
- Cybill Lynne Shepherd (born February 18, 1950) is an American actress. Shepherd's better-known roles include Jacy in The Last Picture Show (1971), Kelly...
- Dorian has fallen in love with Sibyl because of her beauty instead of her acting talent. Embarr****ed, Dorian rejects Sibyl, telling her that acting was...
- murder him. Dorian invites Basil and Lord Henry to see Sibyl perform in Romeo and Juliet. Sibyl, too enamoured with Dorian to act, performs poorly, which...
- Bingensis; 1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and the Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher...
- Sibyls were oracular women believed to possess prophetic powers in ancient Greece. Sibyl and Sybil may also refer to: Sibil, a pseudonym for Zabel Sibil...
- The Delphic Sibyl was a woman from before the Trojan Wars (c. 11th century BC) mentioned by Pausanias writing in the 2nd century AD about stories he had...
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