This was the Sibyl of all [SIBYLS].She was much fancied by APOLLO who offered her anything in exchange for sex. She chose immortality and then didn't keep her side of the bargain. But APOLLO was not a God to be ripped off and when she looked at the Immortality Contract she found the clause: 'Youth and Beauty not included'.
After a few hundred years she was a tiny wrinkly little thing. The priests hung her on the wall in a bottle and charged extra to see the talking curio. By this time the only words she would come out with were: "I want to die".
This may not be the end of the story, as 700 years later the Romans inherited her. See SIBYL-OF-CUMAE(2)...
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2250
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