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Headword: *xrwme/nw|
Adler number: chi,541
Translated headword: consulting an oracle
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] seeking an oracular response, asking for an oracular response, or prophesying.
Greek Original:
*xrwme/nw|: xrhsmo\n ai)tou=nti, xrhsmo\n e)perwtw=nti, h)\ manteuome/nw|.
Likewise in other lexica. The headword is the present middle participle of xra/w, in the masculine dative singular (not reflected in translation here). It must be quoted from somewhere; extant possibilities begin with Thucydides 1.126.4, on Kylon (kappa 2673, pi 1179) at Delphi.
cf. chi 547.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 June 2007@00:55:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 3 June 2007@04:48:45.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 13 November 2013@09:56:21.


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