William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s paintings have graced these pages before. Here is Bouguereau’s Biblis of 1884:
BYBLIS was… “the Naiad Nymph of a spring near the town of Byblis in Lykia or Karia (Anatolia). She was also described as the Hamadryad of an ancient ilex standing beside the spring.
Byblis was originally a girl, who was saved by the Nymphs when she attempted to end her life.”
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William-Adolphe Bouguereau: Biblis, 1884
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Here’s the Mother Load of Rule-5 Offerings… enough to cheer-up even Lady Biblis.