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Headword: *dio\s fh/mh
Adler number: delta,1212
Translated headword: Zeus' voice
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A phrase meaning] prophecy. For Apollo [is] the voice[1] of his father [Zeus] and takes the prophecies from him and exhibits them to mankind. And Homer [writes]: "Zeus' messenger, Rumor, blazed forth".[1]
Greek Original:
*dio\s fh/mh: h( mantei/a. o( ga\r *)apo/llwn u(pofh/ths tou= patro/s, kai\ par' e)kei/nou lamba/nein ta\s mantei/as kai\ toi=s a)nqrw/pois e)kfe/rein. kai\ *(/omhros: *dio\s a)/ggelos o)/ssa dedh/ei.
From a scholion on Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 151, where a version of the headword phrase (w)= *Dio\s ... Fa/ti) occurs.
[1] Prophet, in its strict sense.
[2] An approximation of Homer, Iliad 2.93-94.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; mythology; religion; tragedy
Translated by: John Arnold on 21 June 2000@14:45:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented notes) on 29 May 2001@10:47:53.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 13 July 2012@04:28:43.
Catharine Roth (betacode) on 5 September 2016@21:57:50.


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