Sibylline Books


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Sibylline Books

nine tomes foretelling Rome’s future. [Rom. Leg.: Brewer Dictionary]
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Clearly, the remaining Sibylline books are important artifacts of ancient Rome, but because Hooten made it pretty apparent in Season 1, episode 1 that he's just all about the money, it's a mystery why he is looking for one of the books.
Is the potential ties with the Catholic Church the one that led him to the mission of finding one of the Sibylline books?
According to the (http://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/hooten-and-the-lady/episode-2-season-1/rome/975313/) synopsis for the upcoming episode of the new CW series, Lady Alex helps Hooten search for an ancient Sibylline book in Rome, much to the dismay of Lady Alex's mom, Lady Lindo (Jane Seymour).
The last king of ancient Rome, the legendary Tarquinius Superbus, was eager to acquire the nine Sibylline Books. But the price that Sibyl, the prophetess, demanded struck him as too high, and the king declined to buy them.
It is conceivable that the lost Sibylline Books could have contained advice such as this.
SECOND AND THIRD SIBYLLINE BOOKS: COMMUNICATIN6 RISK ANALYSIS
The second message we might have found in the Sibylline Books is this: "Be aware that risk analysis has to be carefully communicated.
FOURTH AND FIFTH SIBYLLINE BOOKS: ESTABLISHING INSTITUTIONS AND CREDIBILITY
The fourth message contained in the Sibylline Books could be: "Systemic risk analysis needs an appropriate institutional set-up." As in ancient Rome, where the Sibylline Books were treasured by the priests of the Temple of Jupiter, modern-day risk analysis needs an institutional framework.
SIXTH AND SEVENTH SIBYLLINE BOOKS: TAKINO INTO ACCOUNT THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
The sixth message of the Sibylline Books might read as follows: "Be aware of relevant developments outside your own region."
Plato mentions only one sibyl, the Erythraean, identified with Amalthaea, the Cumaean sibyl, who was consulted by Aeneas before his descent into Hades and who sold the Sibylline Books to Tarquin.