According to the Oracle, Sibyls is the plural of Sibyl. There weren’t many of them, but they were a singular lot.
Sibyls were fortune tellers. Girls who chewed laurel leaves and other funny substances, spouting strange gibberish which was alleged to be the words of the Gods. They started off in the Greek world but were still going strong in Roman times. See, for example, Albunea, Sibyl of Cumae.
For a small consideration plus service charge, priests would translate these into prophecies. Much more fun than Horoscopes and extremely popular.
Sibyls Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 985
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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