Crossword clues for sibyls
n. (plural of sibyl English)
The Sybils, or Sybils receiving instruction from Angels, is a painting by the Italian renaissance artist Raphael. It was painted in 1514, as part of a commission Raphael had received from the Sienese banker Agostino Chigi to decorate the interior of Santa Maria della Pace in Rome.
The painting shows four sibyls - Cumaean, Persian, Phrygian and Tiburtine, accompanied by attendant angels. Art historian Michael Hirst notes there is a "striking" parallel between the figures of the Sybils and the practice sketches of Michelangelo.
Usage examples of "sibyls".
They can serve the Lady by serving their fellow human beings as sibyls, as I do.
The shoreline of the Choosing Island was as spiny as the trefoil the sibyls wore.
The trefoil symbol the sibyls wore was a warning against defilement, against trepass on sacred ground.
Even here on Tiamat, in the far islands the sibyls wandered like traveling occultists, thinking they spoke with the voice of the Sea Mother.
Not even the Hegemony would dare to eliminate sibyls from an inhabited world .
And one of the things she had learned about sibyls was that they were not more than human: Sorrow and anger and all the petty frustrations of life still grew from the seeds of her dedication, wrong still came out of the best intentions.
The Hedge wants this world kept in the technological dark, and sibyls are beacons of knowledge.
He is also telling locals that sibyls have access to forbidden knowledge.
I suppose the superstition was fostered in order to protect sibyls from harm in less civilized societies.
She had spent this day like the ones before it, practicing the exercises that disciplined her mind and body, watching the information tapes that KR Aspundh gave to her, learning all that was known to the Hegemony about what sibyls were, and did, and meant to the people of their worlds.
The sibyls of this world attended a formal school, where they were sheltered and protected while they learned to control their trances--as she had learned, more uncertainly, from Clavally and Danaquil Lu on a lonely island under the sky.
You said that sibyls vital were--they only did good things for a world.
There are sibyls everywhere, part of an information network the Old Empire left to help us now.
I learned that there are sibyls on all the worlds of the Old Empire--the whole reason they exist is to help worlds rebuild and relearn.
Summer has come to Carbuncle, and this city is no longer closed to sibyls--more than anyone, more than anyone can know, sibyls belong here!