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Headword: Νεκυόμαντις
Adler number: nu,145
Translated headword: necromancer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who questions the dead man.
Greek Original:
Νεκυόμαντις: ὁ ἐπερωτῶν τὸν νεκρόν.
Likewise in Photius (nu100 Theodoridis) and other lexica.
cf. generally nu 146, nu 147. A rarer variant is νεκρόμαντις .
Keywords: definition; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 October 2005@01:50:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded note) on 25 October 2005@03:35:34.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 5 June 2013@07:51:35.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 23 July 2017@22:29:24.


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