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Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: Sibylline Oracles

Specific Approaches, Passages, and Themes

Sibylline Oracles

The Sibylline Oracles (sometimes called the "pseudo-Sibylline Oracles") are a collection of oracular utterances written in Greek hexameters ascribed to the Sibyls, prophetesses who uttered divine revelations in a frenzied state. Fourteen books and eight fragments of Sibylline Oracles survive, and they were composed or edited under various circumstances, probably between the 2nd and 6th centuries C.E.

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