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θεο-πρόπος , ον,
A.prophetic, “οἰωνιστήςIl.13.70; “ἔποςS.Tr.822 (lyr.); “ἦτορQ.S.12.534.
2. Subst., seer, prophet, Il.12.228, Od.1.416; of Moses, Ph.1.199.
b. θεοπρόπον, τό,= θεοπροπία, Call.Lav. Pall.125(pl.).
II. public messenger sent to inquire of an oracle, Ion. for θεωρός, Hdt.1.48, al., A.Pr.659, IG12(5).141.9 (Paros, iii B.C.), SIG548.2 (Delph., iii B.C.), Plu.Cim.18: pl., as pr. n. of a family (= Θεοπροπίδαι, cf. D.L.2.125), Porph.Abst.2.9. (-προπο- assim. fr. -προκο-, cf. Lat. procus, precor.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 659
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.48
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.228
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.70
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.416
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 822
    • Plutarch, Cimon, 18
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