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Headword: *pro/pion
Adler number: pi,2565
Translated headword: oracular response
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] prophecy.[1] Also [sc. attested is] qeopro/pion, [meaning] a prophecy from the gods.[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/pion: ma/nteuma. kai\ *qeopro/pion, to\ tw=n qew=n ma/nteuma.
[1] Likewise in other lexica; see the references at Photius pi1287 Theodoridis, where the editor follows Cobet and Baunack in believing that the headword propion, attested only in these lexica, is nothing more than a cut-down version of theopropion.
[2] Attested in Homer (Iiad 1.85) and several times in Herodotus; cf. theta 173.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 August 2013@01:31:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 11 August 2013@04:29:22.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@08:23:42.


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