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μαντικός , ή, όν,
A.prophetic, oracular, “κλέοςA.Ag.1098; μ. μυχοί, θρόνοι, Id.Eu.180,616; “τέχνηId.Fr.350.6; μ. φῆμαι oracular sayings, S.OT723; τὸ μ. γένος, = μάντεις, Id.Ant.1055; “τὸ μ. σπέρμαE.IA520; μ. ἐπίπνοια prophetic inspiration, Pl.Phdr.265b; λόγοι μ. ib.275b; “μ. ζῷαPorph.Abst.2.48.
2. τέχνη μ. faculty of divination, prophecy, S.OT709, Arist.Pol.1274a28, etc.; more freq. μαντική alone, Hdt.2.49, 4.68; . . μ. τοῦ δαιμονίου, of Socrates, Pl.Ap.40a: in Poets without Art., A.Pr.484, S.OT311; also in Pl., “μαντικὴν Ἀπόλλων ἀνηῦρενSmp.197a; “μ. ἔνθεοςPhdr.244b, cf. Th.5.103.
II. of persons, like a prophet, oracular, “μ. γὰρ εἶPl.Alc.1.115a, cf. Phd. 85b; Comp., Luc.Hes.7. Adv. -“κῶςAr.Pax1026, Pl.Smp.198a, etc.
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