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The sphinx in the city

urban life, the control of disorder, and women

by Wilson, Elizabeth

  • 199 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City and town life,
  • Urban women,
  • City planning,
  • Cities and towns

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT361 .W55 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1551394M
    ISBN 100520078500, 0520078640
    LC Control Number91031209

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    The Sphinx is a monster with the head of a woman and the body of a lion. She is known as "The Master of Riddles”. The Sphinx is said to have guarded the entrance to the Greek city of Thebes and the only way to be granted passage is to answer a riddle given by the Sphinx. The exact riddle asked by the Sphinx was not specified by early tellers of the stories, and was not standardized as the Alias: Master of Riddles.   A book that verifies the existence of secret underground chambers beneath the Sphinx and demonstrates its origins as the Egyptian god of the dead, Anubis • Includes an anthology of eyewitness accounts from early travelers who explored the .

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A sphinx (/ ˈ s f ɪ ŋ k s / SFINGKS, Ancient Greek: σφίγξ, Boeotian: φίξ, plural sphinxes or sphinges) is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion. In Greek tradition, the sphinx has the head of a woman, the haunches of a lion, and the wings of a is mythicised as treacherous and merciless.

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