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Headword: Θεοφορία
Adler number: theta,198
Translated headword: divine possession
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] religious frenzy.[1]
"The fierce winds of [Atys'] divine possession were cooled."[2]
Greek Original:
Θεοφορία: ἐνθουσιασμός. ἄγρια δ' αὐτοῦ ἐψύχθη χαλεπῆς πνεύματα θευφορίης.
[1] On 'enthusiasm' (in this technical sense) see epsilon 1366.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.220.3-4 (Dioskorides); cf. epsilon 4078.
Keywords: definition; imagery; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 January 2006@13:53:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetic) on 11 January 2006@03:09:09.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2013@05:37:27.
David Whitehead on 22 March 2016@11:41:56.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 4 November 2018@01:45:15.


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