It is doubtful even if the presence of the sibylline books in Rome goes back beyond the republic.
That the great mass of the sibylline books is spurious is glaringly obvious.
Their sibylline books have prophesied the fall of Rome, though they use the name 'Babylon.'
Some sibylline books appear to have been consulted until the tenth century.
The sibylline books authorized or commanded the worship of various Greek gods; they were intrusted to the Decemviri.
He moved that the sibylline books should be consulted, and the Senate promptly acted upon the motion.
There must have been an outbreak of feeling and recourse to the sibylline books in the stress of the Gallic war.
In the introduction of the Great Mother the sibylline books performed their last and most notable achievement.
Before Maxentius left Rome, he consulted the sibylline books.
Fifteen keepers of the sibylline books read the pages of their treasures and from them divined coming events.