Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Michelangelo Buonarroti - "Libyan Sibyl" c.1511


Lamia, foretold the "coming of the day when that which is hidden shall be revealed."


Image by Vittoriano Rastelli/CORBIS '89



The word Sibyl comes (via Latin) from the ancient Greek word sibylla, meaning prophetess.
Lamia was the Libyan queen.

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