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Headword: Θειάζουσα
Adler number: theta,307
Translated headword: acting as a prophetess
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning she who is] divinely-inspired, in a frenzy.[1] "Ma[i]syos the king of the Semnones and Ganna (she was a virgin acting as a prophetess in Gaul after Veleda) went to Domitian and, having been honored by him, returned [home]."[2]
Greek Original:
Θειάζουσα: ἐνθουσιῶσα, μαινομένη. Μαίσυος ὁ Σεμνόνων βασιλεὺς καὶ Γάννα [παρθένος ἦν μετὰ τὴν Βελήδα ἐν τῇ Κελτικῇ θειάζουσα] ἦλθον πρὸς τὸν Δομετιανὸν καὶ τιμῆς παρ' αὐτοῦ τυχόντες ἀνεκομίσθησαν.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] cf. theta 306.
[2] Cassius Dio 67.5.3.
Keywords: biography; chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; medicine; religion; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 21 February 2008@23:05:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 February 2008@09:45:43.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 2 January 2013@06:32:00.
David Whitehead (note typo) on 29 March 2015@08:13:32.
David Whitehead on 28 April 2016@03:54:49.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 25 November 2018@01:40:08.


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