Sphinx - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
This is part of the index of names on the attalus website. The names occur either in lists of events (arranged by year, from the 4th to the 1st century B.C.) or in translations of sources. There are many other sources available in translation online - for a fuller but less precise search, Search Ancient Texts.
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- a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human
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the power, & This odious Sphinx; & Which now destroys not
too much to call them Theban Sphinxes. & For they speak
state the awe-inspiring Sphinx, & Posing her riddle to
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