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Headword: *si/bulla *kolofwni/a
Adler number: sigma,357
Translated headword: Colophonian Sibyl, Kolophonian Sibyl
Vetting Status: high
Who was also called Lampousa, descended from Kalkhas.[1] She too[2] [wrote] prophecies and oracles in verses, and other things.[3]
Greek Original:
*si/bulla *kolofwni/a, h(/tis e)klh/qh kai\ *la/mpousa, a)po/gonos *ka/lxantos. kai\ au)th\ mantei/as kai\ xrhsmou\s di' e)pw=n, kai\ a)/lla.
For the block of Suda entries (mainly from Hesychius of Miletus) on Sybils see sigma 354 through sigma 362; and generally OCD4 1360-61.
For Kolophon see kappa 1956.
[1] The seer who accompanied the Greek forces to Troy.
[2] cf. sigma 356.
[3] Pausanias (10.12.5) seems to identify the Colophonian Sibyl with the Marpessian Sibyl, Herophile.
Parke, H.W. Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity. Routledge: USA. 1988
Keywords: biography; geography; meter and music; mythology; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 February 2000@01:08:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 16 January 2001@05:44:38.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 May 2011@05:30:08.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2013@04:43:11.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@10:32:40.


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