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Headword: *si/bulla *delfi/s
Adler number: sigma,354
Translated headword: Delphic Sibyl
Vetting Status: high
They also called her Artemis. She was born before the Trojan [War], and she wrote oracles in verse.[1]
[Note] that the father of the Chaldaean Sibyl[2] was called Berossos and her mother Erymanthe.
Greek Original:
*si/bulla *delfi/s, h(\n kai\ *)/artemin proshgo/reusan. ge/gone de\ au(/th pro\ tw=n *trwi+kw=n, kai\ e)/graye xrhsmou\s di' e)pw=n. o(/ti o( path\r *sibu/llhs th=s *xaldai/as *bhrwsso\s e)kalei=to, h( de\ mh/thr au)th=s *)eruma/nqh.
For the block of Suda entries (mainly from Hesychius of Miletus) on Sibyls see sigma 354 through sigma 362; and generally OCD4 1360-61.
[1] cf. Pausanias 10.12.2; Clement of Alexandria, Stromateis 1 p.69 Stählin; Philetas of Ephesus [phi 333] in the scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 962.
[2] sigma 361; cf. Pausanias 10.12.9 and ps.-Justin, Cohortatio ad graecos 37.5.
Parke, H.W. Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity. Routledge (USA) 1988
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; meter and music; poetry; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 February 2000@17:43:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword) on 16 January 2001@05:05:34.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2001@05:06:30.
Catharine Roth (augmented notes, added keywords) on 10 December 2009@16:12:45.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 August 2011@10:15:12.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2013@04:28:15.
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