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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (VΙI)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/04/19) (TO BE CONTINUED) TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK AND ENGLISH BLANK VERSE BY MILTON S.TERRY,Professor in Garrett Biblical Institute, NEW YORK: HUNT & EATON CINCINNATI: CRANSTON & STOWE 1890 , Copyright, 1890, by HUNT & EATON,NEW YORK.

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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (VΙ)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  12/03/18) BOOK III. Tnou blessed One, loud Thunderer of the heavens, Who boldest in their place the cherubim, I pray thee give me now a little rest, Since I have uttered what is all so true. 5 … Continue reading

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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  27/12/16) BOOK III3.CONTENTS OF BOOK III.Introduction, 1-10. Unity and power of Godextolled, 11-34. Oracle against idolatry and sin,35-64. Coming and judgment of the great King,55-76. Coming of Beliar, 76-90. Reign of the  woman and end of the … Continue reading

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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (ΙV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 15/01/16) BOOK II.7CONTENTS OF BOOK II.Introduction, 1-6. A time of plagues and wickedness, 715. The tenth race, 16-28. A time of peace, 29-36.Great sign and contest, 37-63. A chapter of proverbs,64-188. The contest, 189-195. Woes of the … Continue reading

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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (ΙII)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 31/12/14) THE SIBYLLINE ORACLES THE POEMS OF SAPPHOSystem of Greek Transliteration[J.B. Hare]Sappho’s poems are written in Aoelian Greek, spoken in antiquity in the North-Eastern Aegean. This is a rustic and more archaic dialect than the Attic or … Continue reading

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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (ΙI)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 31/08/14) INTRODUCTION.___________ THE Sibyls occupy a conspicuous place in the traditions and history of ancient Greece and Rome. Their fame was spread abroad long before the beginning of the Christian era. Heraclitus of Ephesus, some five centuries … Continue reading

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SIBYLLI′NI LIBRI – Sibylline Books–ΣΙΒΥΛΛΑΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ (Ι)

These books are said to have been obtained in the reign of Tarquinius Priscus, or according to other accounts in that of Tarquinius Superbus, when a Sibyl (Σίβυλλα), or prophetic woman, presented herself before the king, and offered nine books … Continue reading

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