A collection of oracles belonging to the ancient Roman state and used for guidance by magistrates and others.
- Significantly, Augustus moved the Sibylline books from the Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus to the temple of Apollo Palatinus.
- Chapter One questions the connection between the Sibylline books and the Magna Mater cult.
- A similar set of Sibylline books appeared when Syrian Christians suffered under Moslem rule in the seventh century.
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