Sphinx   - in ancient sources @ attalus.org

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  Sphinx   - a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human
Wikipedia entry
  + Sphinxes
Aelian:NA_12.7 ttempt, to represent the Sphinx, with her two-fold nature,
Aelian:NA_12.38 ractice of his art figures the Sphinx as winged. And I hav
Athen_6.253 the power, & This odious Sphinx; & Which now destroys not
Athen_13.558 too much to call them Theban Sphinxes. & For they speak
Nicarch_4502,4 {On the riddle of the Sphinx} What creature walks the
PsCallisth_1.46 state the awe-inspiring Sphinx, & Posing her riddle to

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