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διάκτορος , , epith. of Hermes in Hom.,
A.δ. ἈργεϊφόντηςIl.2.103, Od.5.43, etc.; δ. alone, ib.12.390, 15.319; “Ζηνὸς δ.AP13.2 (Phaedim.): variously expld. by ancient writers, cf. Nessas 2, Corn. ND16, EM268.10, Eust.182.8, etc.: apptly. taken as minister, = διάκονος, by A.Pr.941; as messenger (διάγων ἀλλελίας), by later poets, ὄρνι Διὸς δ., of the eagle, AP7.161 (Antip.Sid.); applied to Iris by Nonn.D.31.107; to Athena, ib.30.250 (so perh.of Athena's owl, Call. Fr.164; πολέμων δ., of a poet, Luc.Alex.33); cf. συνδιάκτορος: used as neut. Adj., “διάκτορα δηϊοτῆτος ἔγχεαNonn.D.39.82: cf. διάκτωρ.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 941
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.103
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.390
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.319
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.43
    • Lucian, Alexander, 33
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