), a surname of Apollo, which is derived by some from his intricate and ambiguous oracles (λοξα
), but it is unquestionably connected with the verb Λέγειν
, and describes the god as the prophet or interpreter of Zeus. (Hdt. 1.91
; Aeschyl. Eum.
19; Aristoph. Pl. 8
; Eustath. ad Hom. p. 794
; Macr. 1.17