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[1235] θεῖον epic epithet of kings and chiefs, as in Il. of Achilles, Odysseus, Oileus, Thoas, etc., also of heralds, and in Od. of minstrels, as “δῖοςHom. Od. 16.1 of Eumaeus: Plat. Phaedrus 234dσυνεβάκχευσα μετὰ σοῦ τῆς θείας κεφαλῆς” ( “your worship ”).

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