Sibyl (disambiguation)

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Sibyls were oracular women believed to possess prophetic powers in ancient Greece.

Sibyl and Sybil may also refer to:

People[edit]

Film and television[edit]

  • Sybil (1976 film), a 1976 film starring Sally Field, based on the book of the same name by Flora Rheta Schreiber
  • Sybil (2007 film), a 2007 remake of the 1976 film, starring Tammy Blanchard and Jessica Lange
  • Sybil (1921 film), a 1921 film adaptation of the novel Sybil or The Two Nations, 1845 novel by Benjamin Disraeli

Literature and journalism[edit]

  • Sybil (book), by Flora Rheta Schreiber, an account of the life of Shirley Ardell Mason, an alleged sufferer from multiple personality disorder
  • Sybil (novel) or The Two Nations, 1845 novel by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Sybil, 1952 novel by Louis Auchincloss
  • The Sybil, American dress reform periodical founded by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck
  • The Sybil, English title of the 1956 Swedish novel Sibyllan by Noble Laureate Pär Lagerkvist

Music[edit]

  • Sybil, English-language version of the operetta Szibill by Victor Jacobi
  • "The Song of the Sibyl", a Gregorian chant sung on Christmas Eve in Majorca

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Sybil Fawlty, a character played by Prunella Scales in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers.
  • Sybil Birling, a character in the play, An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley.
  • Sybill Trelawney, a character in the Harry Potter series, professor of Divination at Hogwarts
  • Lady Sybil Vimes, a character in the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
  • Sybil Stone, a character played by Diane Keaton in the American film The Family Stone
  • Sybil Pandemik, a character in Telltale Games' Sam & Max episodes
  • Sybil Branson, a character in the series Downton Abbey played by Jessica Brown Findlay, or her daughter, nicknamed "Sybbie"
  • Sibyl Vane, a character in the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Other uses[edit]

  • SS Sybil (1901), a Uganda Railway Lake Victoria ferry scuttled in 1967
  • Sybil attack, the use of stolen or forged multiple identities for defeating a reputation system
  • Sybil, a two-handed card flourish created by American magician Chris Kenner
  • Sybil (cat), a cat employed at Downing Street in the United Kingdom
  • HMS Sibyl (P217), an S class submarine
  • USS Sibyl (1863), a wooden-hulled steamer
  • Sibil, another name for Ngalum, a language of New Guinea
  • Sibyl System, the primary system that judges individuals the anime Psycho-Pass

See also[edit]