(in Orlando Furioso). The prophetess who lived in
Merlin's cave. Bradamant gave her the enchanted ring to take to Rogero;
so, assuming the form of Atlantes, she went to Alcina's island, and not
only delivered Rogero, but disenchanted all the forms metamorphosed in
the island. In book xix. she assumes the form of
Rodomont, and persuades Agramant to break the league which was to
settle the contest by single combat. A general battle ensues.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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