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ἱεροφάντ-ης , Ion. ἱρ- , ου, , (φαίνω)
A.hierophant, one who teaches rites of sacrifice and worship, “. τῶν χθονίων θεῶνHdt.7.153; of the initiating priest at Eleusis, IG12.76.24, al., Lys.6.1, Is.7.9, Plu.Alc.33; at Rome,= pontifex, D.H.2.73, 3.36; of the pontifex maximus, Plu.Num.9; of the Jewish High Priest, Ph.2.322; of Moses, Id.1.117; later, mystical expounder, “. τῆς τετρακτύος CA20p.466M.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.153
    • Isaeus, Apollodorus, 9
    • Lysias, Against Andocides, 1
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 33
    • Plutarch, Numa, 9
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.73
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.36
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