sibylline


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Synonyms for sibylline

of or relating to the foretelling of events by or as if by supernatural means

Synonyms for sibylline

resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy

having a secret or hidden meaning

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Clearly, the remaining Sibylline books are important artifacts of ancient Rome, but because Hooten made it pretty apparent in Season 1, episode 1 that he's just all about the money, it's a mystery why he is looking for one of the books.
Then came the Sibylline climax of the speech with which Powell was forever to be associated.
Whereas the text of Genesis makes no reference to his preaching, early Jewish and Christian sources commonly portray Noah as preaching repentance, as in the Sibylline Oracles 1.
Referring to the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, Poland's Minister of Finance, Jacek Rostowski, said that the negotiations reminded him of the story of the purchase of the Sibylline Books in ancient Rome.
Part one treats the Parables of Enoch (I Enoch 37-71), 2 Enoch, The Sibylline Oracles, and literature from Jeremiah, Baruch, 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, and the testaments of Abraham, Moses, Job, and Solomon.
The Sibylline books were probably brought only later from the temple of Jupiter on the Capitol and placed beneath the pedestal of the statue of Apollo.
Up the index of night, granite and steel-- Transparent meshes--fleckless the gleaming staves-- Sibylline voices flicker, waveringly stream As though a god were issue of the strings.
The end, then, seems located more in the sibylline realm than in the strictly rational worlds of Madeleine and Esther.
He treats attitudes regarding sexual wrongdoing, intermarriage, and related issues in the later Enoch literature, the Sibylline Oracles, other Apocalypses and Testaments, Septuagintal writings, the Psalms of Solomon, wisdom writings, and Judeo-Hellenistic works.
He was attracted by the Sibylline character of everything that met his eye.
A Comparative Study of Paul's Letter to the Romans and the Sibylline and Qumran Sectarians Texts, Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2002.
So let us not imagine anima bridging and mediating inward only as a sibylline benefactrice, teaching us about all the things we did not know, the girl guide whose hand we hold.
The poet begins the narrative proper with an allusion to the Sibylline Books, as if he were reading the prophecy and reporting it to his audience (ultima Cumaei venit iam carminis aetas; / magnus ab integro saeclorum nascitur ordo, 4-5).
Justin Crump, CEO of Sibylline Ltd, a risk consultancy firm, shared Thompson's view that working in Yemen is not easy.
While fans post sightings of film locations on the web, the exhibition at the Red Dragon Centre boasts an array of the show's creatures including Sontaran, the Sibylline Sisters, Cyberman, Clockwork Man, as well as The Hath.