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Is the Cumaean Sybil known by any other name?

There have actually been many names from almost as many sources. In the Aeneid, Virgil described the priestess as "Deiphobe, daughter of Glaucus": ni iam praemissus Achtes Adforet, atque una ...
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Use of the terms "Dīs" and "Orcus" in the Aeneid

As Andrew Johnson has noted, Dis is a shortening of Dis Pater, the principle god of the dead and the underworld for the Romans. Unlike Pluto, Dis Pater was a native god, more or less original to the ...
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